Modern Marvels

Season 1 Episode 4

Mount Rushmore

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Feb 11, 1996 on The History Channel



  • Quotes

    • Narrator: The idea preposterous, the plan: carve a national monument out of the solid Black Hills of South Dakota. The motivation: part tourism, part patriotism, part egotism. The result: a stunning monument to four American visionaries by a man as energetic and contentious as the country he loved. Now, sculpting Mount Rushmore, here on Modern Marvels.