Los Angeles Aqueduct Speeches & Audio

Hoover Dam Dedication

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Hoover Dam Dedication

(3 min) tv-pg

On September 30, 1935, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes formally dedicates the Hoover Dam during a ceremony attended by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The dam was built by thousands of workers in one of America's most inhospitable environments.