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Obama's war / a FRONTLINE Co-Production with RAINmedia, Inc ; written and produced by Marcela Gaviria and Martin Smith ; co-produced by Will Cohen and Timothy Grucza.

Gaviria, Marcela. (Added Author). Smith, Martin (Martin E.) (Added Author). Cohen, Will. (Added Author). Grucza, Tim, 1976- (Added Author). Buk, Askold. (Added Author). Rain Media, Inc. (Added Author). WGBH Educational Foundation. (Added Author). PBS Video (Added Author).
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Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch DVD HISTORY WAR (Text) 37516001961456 DVD Non-Fiction Shelf -- Adult Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) 958.1047 OBA (Text) 30032001598025 DVD NON-FICTION Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781608831388
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (57 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Boston, Mass. : WGBH Education Foundation ; [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced for public television broadcast as an episode of Frontline on October 13, 2009..
"This program contains graphic language and violent imagery. Viewer discretion is advised."
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- The Taliban's stronghold -- Counterinsurgency front lines -- The war's political front -- Pakistan : the toughest challenge of all -- No easy answers.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Jason Schmidt ; director of photography, Timothy Grucza ; music, Askold Buk.
Participant or Performer Note:
Correspondent, Martin Smith.
Summary, etc.:
"Tens of thousands of fresh American troops are now on the move in Afghanistan, led by a new commander and armed with a counterinsurgency plan that builds on the lessons of Iraq. But can U.S. forces succeed in a land long known as the "graveyard of empires"? And can the U.S. stop the Taliban in neighboring Pakistan, where U.S. troops are not allowed and the government is weak? In Obama's War, veteran correspondent Martin Smith travels across Afghanistan and Pakistan to see first-hand how the president's new strategy is taking shape, delivering vivid, on-the-ground reporting from this eight-year-old war's many fronts. Through interviews with top generals, diplomats and government officials, Smith also reports the internal debates over President Obama's grand attempt to combat terrorism at its roots."-- Frontline website.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Also available via the World Wide Web.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen ; stereo.
Language Note:
Subject: Afghan War, 2001-
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009.
Genre: DVD-Video discs.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television programs > United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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