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Ropewalk: A Cordage Engineer's Journey Through History (2008)

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What ties together prehistoric tools, Ben Franklin, trust busting, railroads, drug laws, plastics, nanotubes and space travel? Discover the unexpected twists that join these threads in ... See full summary »

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Steve Fetsch

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What ties together prehistoric tools, Ben Franklin, trust busting, railroads, drug laws, plastics, nanotubes and space travel? Discover the unexpected twists that join these threads in Ropewalk, a film about ropemaking's effects on agriculture and industry in Xenia, Ohio from the Civil War to the present. Ropewalk explores rope's ancient beginnings, world history and future possibilities. Narrated by Bill Hagenbuch, former president and chief engineer of Hooven & Allison, one of the last natural fiber ropemaking companies in America. Written by Mark Martel

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25 April 2008 (USA) See more »

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Dayton, Ohio, USA

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