Missouri River dynamited at Liberty Bend, Kansas City, to eliminate curves.
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River blast - Missouri River diverted to eliminate curves - Kansas City, United States of America. (American commentary.)
Aerial shot of the Missouri River. M/S pan from men watching to where river is dammed up at Liberty Bend. C/U of fuse being put in. L/S of spectators on hill where US flags are flying. C/U of man pressing fuse to blow the final plug. M/S of the explosion; water spurts into the air. Pan down again as water surges through. L/S of the river flowing in its new channel. L/S of water flowing under new bridge.