City Out of Wilderness

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City Out of Wilderness
Produced byFrancis Thompson
Release date
  • 1974 (1974)
Running time
28 minutes
CountryUnited States

City Out of Wilderness is a 1974 American short documentary film produced by Francis Thompson. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject.[1]

Produced by the United States Capitol Historical Society, City Out of Wilderness chronicles the history and evolution of Washington, D.C., from its very beginnings to the then-modern era of the 1970s.[2]

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  1. ^ "City Out of Wilderness". The New York Times. Retrieved November 30, 2008.
  2. ^ "City Out of Wilderness: Washington (1976)". The New York Times. Retrieved May 14, 2012.

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