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Action on the Columbia

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850 (16mm)
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Library and Archives Canada: 16mm.
"Construction of the Mica, Duncan and Arrow Dams in the Columbia River basin. Some of the communities in the project area are shown and the problems and benefits are discussed. Footage of Revelstoke, Trail-Kaslo area, flooding of the Columbia near Trail and aerial views of area communities; also the 1964 ratification of the Columbia River Treaty at the International Peace Arch, with U.S. President Lyndon Johnson, Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson and British Columbia Premier W.A.C. Bennett. Locations include Arrow Lakes, Burton, Columbia River, Duncan Lake, Mica Creek, Nakusp and Vancouver."