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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.).
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Available copies

  • 9 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 9 total copies.

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Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main DVD 787.87 AME (2 DISCS) (Text) 36803001023964 DVD Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown ADVD 787.87 A512 d.1-2 (Text) 79361000103474 Adult Nonfiction DVDs Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library DVD 781.64 AMERICAN (Text) 37500004444192 Movies Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch DVD 787.8709 AMER (Text) 39391006825531 DVD Nonfiction Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD 781.64 AMERICAN (2 DISCS) (Text) All Discs 39206021311905 Audiovisual - DVD Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield DVD 787.8709 American (Text) Disc 1 31208911963009 audiovisual Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield DVD 787.8709 American (Text) Disc 2 31208911963017 audiovisual Available -
South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley DVD -- 787.87 AMERICAN EPIC (Text) All Discs 30402004628592 NONFIC MOVIES Available -
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library DVD Edu A (Text) 70741000149034 DVD Education Available -

Record details

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

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally broadcast on television in 2017.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc one. Big bang -- Blood & soil -- Out of the many, the one. Disc two. 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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