Mount Rushmore National Memorial is one of the outstanding creations of our Nation. Typically American, this massive sculptural project is often called "The Shrine of Democracy".
This video tells the complete story of the "Four Faces" carved in granite in the Black Hills of South Dakota.
From its inception in 1923 to the final carving work in 1941, discover how sculptor Gurzon Borglum transformed a granite mountainside, high up among the clouds, into a great National Shrine dedicated to the principles and ideals of America.
Learn why these four Presidents were chosen to be honored. Witness first hand the story of the men who actually did the carving each day for nearly 14 years.
Through majestic videography, relive many rimes over the magnificence of this grand creation made by mankind to preserve its heritage for future generations.
Running time: 40 Minutes Executive Producer: Bob Muller
A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this video will be donated to the Mount Rushmore National Memorial Society to help fund presentation and improvements at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.