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Kit Carson [videorecording] / an Insignia Films production for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written by Michelle Ferrari ; produced by Amanda Pollak ; directed by Stephen Ives.

Murphy, Michael, 1938- (Added Author). Pollak, Amanda. (Added Author). Ferrari, Michelle. (Added Author). Ives, Stephen. (Added Author). Goodman, Joel (Joel Scott) (Added Author). WGBH Educational Foundation. (Added Author). Insignia Films. (Added Author). PBS Home Video. (Added Author). Music, Joel Goodman. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD 921 CARSON (Text) 39206020810436 Audiovisual - DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0793694264
  • ISBN: 9780793694266
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. with b&w segments ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, c2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally broadcast broadcast on PBS as part of the television series, American experience, February 18, 2008.
"Kit Carson" is episode 7 of season 20 of the TV program, American experience.
Special features include: teacher's guide PDF.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Joel Goodman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Michael Murphy.
Summary, etc.:
"This film draws upon rich archival materials, original recreations, and interviews with authors and historians to bring the legendary trapper, scout, and soldier to vivid life, and provide a lens on a pivotal but little-understood era in American history"--Container.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen version; 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
Close captioned.
Closed captioned.
Subject: Carson, Kit, 1809-1868.
Digital recordings.
Scouts (Reconnaissance) > West (U.S.) > Biography.
Soldiers > West (U.S.) > Biography.
West (U.S.) > History.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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