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    Video thumbnail: American Experience The Scale of Mount Rushmore

    American Experience

    The Scale of Mount Rushmore

    Mount Rushmore is the biggest monument on the face of the earth.

    The Scale of Mount Rushmore

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    American Experience

    Borglum's Sculpting Technique

    Borglum built a studio size model of Mt. Rushmore and then enlarged it to scale.

    Borglum's Sculpting Technique

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Mount Rushmore Chapter 1

    American Experience

    Mount Rushmore Chapter 1

    The story behind the world's largest sculpture and the shrine of democracy.

    Mount Rushmore Chapter 1

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    American Experience

    Mount Rushmore Preview

    The story behind the world's largest sculpture and the shrine of democracy.

    Mount Rushmore Preview

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Mount Rushmore Challenges

    American Experience

    Mount Rushmore Challenges

    Gutzon Borglum and his team of workers were aware that there would be challenges to face.

    Mount Rushmore Challenges

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Sculpting Jefferson's Head

    American Experience

    Sculpting Jefferson's Head

    Gutzon Borglum used a concoction of materials to fill in the cracks in Jefferson's head.

    Sculpting Jefferson's Head

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    American Experience

    Sculpting a National Monument

    View video clips of Gutzon Borglum and the workers as they sculpt a national monument.

    Sculpting a National Monument