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The founding of America [videorecording]

Bridges, Beau. (Added Author). Coyote, Peter. (Added Author). Daniels, Jeff, 1955- (Added Author). Daniels, William, 1927- (Added Author). Dennehy, Brian. (Added Author). Durning, Charles, 1923- (Added Author). Grammer, Kelsey, 1955- (Added Author). Herrmann, Edward. (Added Author). Holbrook, Hal. (Added Author). Kavanagh, John, actor. (Added Author). Keach, Stacy. (Added Author). Kurtis, Bill. (Added Author). Learned, Michael. (Added Author). Lowe, Rob. (Added Author). Montgomery, Flora, 1974- (Added Author). Mudd, Roger, 1928- (Added Author). Quinn, Aidan. (Added Author). Rees, Roger. (Added Author). Reynolds, Burt. (Added Author). Robertson, Cliff. (Added Author). Schroder, Ricky. (Added Author). Smith, Harry, 1951- (Added Author). Travis, Randy. (Added Author). Warner, David, 1941- (Added Author). Woods, James, 1947- (Added Author). York, Michael, 1942- (Added Author). New Video Group. (Added Author). History Channel (Television network) (Added Author). History (Television network) (Added Author). Arts and Entertainment Network. (Added Author). Partisan Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). MPH Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Greystone Communications. (Added Author). Cosgrove/Meurer Productions. (Added Author).
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Koontz Lake Branch Library 973.3 FOU (Text) 30141001076401 DVD NON-FICTION Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1422997065
  • Physical Description: 14 videodiscs (ca. 27 hr., 14 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York] : History : c2008.

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from DVD labels. Part titles and program titles from program screens or DVD menus.
Originally produced for television broadcast.
Bonus: Behind the scenes, The Revolution; History in the making, Washington the warrior; Making of Benedict Arnold; The making of The crossing; historical quotes; biographies/filmographies; bonus programs: The many faces of Ben Franklin; Save our history. The Declaration of Independence; Biography. Benedict Arnold : triumph and treason.
Summary adapted from case.
Formatted Contents Note: Founding fathers. Rebels with a cause ; Taking liberties ; You say you want a revolution? ; A healthy constitution -- Founding brothers. A more perfect union ; Evolution of a revolution -- The American Revolution. The conflict ignites ; 1776 ; Washington & Arnold ; The world at war ; England's last chance ; Birth of the republic -- The Revolution -- Washington the warrior -- Ben Franklin -- Benedict Arnold : a question of honor -- The crossing.
The Revolution: Boston, bloody Boston -- Rebellion to revolution -- Declaring independence -- American crisis -- Path to world war -- Forging an army -- Treason & betrayal -- The war heads South -- Hornet's nest -- The end game -- Becoming a nation -- Road to the presidency -- A president and his revolution.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Founding fathers and Founding brothers: Produced by MPH Entertainment, Inc. for the History Channel.
The American Revolution: A Greystone production ; produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. in association with A & E Network.
The Revolution: Produced by Partisan Pictures for the History Channel.
Washington the warrior: Produced by Cosgrove/Meurer Productions, Inc. in association with RBTV Productions for the History Channel.
Ben Franklin: Produced by Cosgrove/Meurer Productions in association with RBTV Productions ; History Television Network Production.
Benedict Arnold: An A & E Network presentation ; the DeAngelis Group and Victory Media in association with Jaffe/Braunstein Films Ltd. and Jersey Guys Productions present.
The crossing: An A & E Network and Columbia Tristar Television, Inc. Production in association with Chris/Rose Productions.
Participant or Performer Note: Founding fathers: Narrated by Edward Herrmann; featuring the voices of Beau Bridges, Peter Coyote, James Woods, Brian Dennehy, Hal Holbrook, Burt Reynolds, Michael York, and Randy Travis.
Founding brothers: Host, Roger Mudd ; narrated by Edward Herrmann ; featuring the voices of Peter Coyote, Brian Dennehy, Hal Holbrook, Rob Lowe, James Woods, Michael York.
The American Revolution: Hosted by Bill Kurtis ; featuring the voices of William Daniels, Charles Durning, Kelsey Grammer, Michael Learned, Cliff Robertson, Rick Schroder, David Warner.
The Revolution: Narrator, Edward Herrmann.
Washington the warrior: Narrator, Stacy Keach.
Ben Franklin: Narrator, Edward Herrmann.
Benedict Arnold: Cast: Aidan Quinn, Kelsey Grammer, Flora Montgomery.
The crossing: Cast: Jeff Daniels, Roger Rees, Sebastian Roché.
Summary, etc.: Collection of programs exploring the personalities, the battles, the bravery, the losses, and the romance of the early days of the United States. Founding fathers and Founding brothers examine the relationships of the men who risked their fortunes and lives for independence. The Revolution recounts the battles, losses, and victories. Ben Franklin and Benedict Arnold look at the roles played by both men, and Washington the warrior and The crossing pay tribute to the leadership of the first president.
System Details Note: DVD; Dolby digital stereo. sd.
Language Note: Some programs closed-captioned.
Subject: Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801.
Statesmen > United States > Biography.
Presidents > United States > Biography.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Nonfiction television programs.

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