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American epic : the first time America heard itself / directed by Bernard MacMahon.

MacMahon, Bernard, 1970- (director,, screenwriter,, producer.). Redford, Robert, (narrator.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (publisher.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown PL - Brownstown ADVD 787.87 A512 d.1-2 (Text) 79361000103474 Adult Nonfiction DVDs Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch DVD 787.8709 AMER (Text) 39391006825531 DVD Nonfiction Checked out 07/01/2017
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield DVD 787.8709 American (Text) 1 31208911963009 new dvd Checked out 06/28/2017
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield DVD 787.8709 American (Text) 2 31208911963017 new dvd Checked out 06/27/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627894715
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approx. 310 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Public Broadcasting Service [2017]
  • Distributor: [Alexandria, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally broadcast on television in 2017.
Formatted Contents Note: Volume one: The big bang -- Blood & soil -- Out of the many, the one. Volume two: The American Epic Sessions.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Robert Redford.
Summary, etc.: Documents the story of early American recorded music in the 1920s.
Target Audience Note: TV rating: TV-14.
System Details Note: DVD; region 1; widescreen presentation; uncompressed theatrical mono mix.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: For private home use only.
Language Note: English audio; Closed-captioned.
Subject: Sound recording industry > United States > History.
Popular music > United States > History and criticism.
Popular culture > United States > History > 20th century.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Television mini-series.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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