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America's heart & soul.

Schwartzberg, Louis, (director,, producer.). Roudebush, Thomas Roudy, (commentator.). Savoy, Marc, (commentator.). Burks, Mosie, (commentator.). Yancy, Minny, (commentator.). Woodard, George, 1919- (commentator.). Cohen, Ben (Ben R.), (commentator.). Barnes, Ace, (commentator.). Pino, Dave, (commentator,, instrumentalist.). Pino, Frank, rock musician, (commentator,, singer.). Yacobellis, John, (commentator.). Andrews, James (Trumpet player) (commentator.). Krakauer, David, 1956- (commentator.). Bennett, Michael, 1971- (commentator.). Vasquez, Luis, dancer, (commentator.). Vasquez, Johnny, 1979- (commentator.). Vasquez, Francisco, dancer, (commentator.). Weihenmayer, Erik, (commentator.). Williams, Cecil, 1929- (commentator.).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 88 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Walt Disney Pictures : 2004.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Louie Schwartzberg.
Participant or Performer Note:
Commentaries by Americans: Thomas Roudy Roudebush, horse wrangler, Telluride, Colorado ; Marc Savoy, Cajun musician, Eunice, Louisiana ; Mosie Burks, gospel singer, Jackson, Mississippi ; Minny Yancy, rug weaver, Berea, Kentucky ; George Woodard, dairy farmer, Waterbury, Vermont ; Ben Cohen, founder, Ben & Jerry's, Williston, Vermont ; Ace Barnes, oil well fire fighter, Livingston, Texas ; Frank and David Pino, members of the rock band Waltham, Waltham, Massachusetts ; John 'Yac' Yacobellis, bike messenger, New York, New York ; James Andrews, jazz musician, New Orleans, Louisiana ; David Krakauer, klezmer clarinetist, New York, New York ; the Vasquez brothers: [Johnny, Luis and Francisco], L.A. style salsa dancers, Los Angeles, California ; Michael Bennett, Olympic boxer, Chicago, Illinois ; Erik Weihenmayer, blind climber, Ouray, Colorado ; Rev. Cecil Williams, Glide Church, San Francisco, California, and many others.
Summary, etc.:
Walt Disney Home Entertainment proudly presents the remarkable film America's heart and soul - from sea to shining sea, from purple mountain majesties, it's not merely the land that makes America beautiful, it's her people. Filmmaker Louis Schwartzberg takes viewers on a journey that weaves across this great nation, revealing a rich tapestry of ordinary people living extraordinary lives as they follow their dreams with the freedom of spirit that's uniquely American. From the Vermont dairy farmer, to the blind mountain climber, to the father and son marathon runners, their inspiring stories are as different as can be - passionate, colorful, courageous, funny, touching.
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Manners and customs.
Streaming video.
United States > Social life and customs > 21st century.

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