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The man who saved the world / a Bedlam Production for Thirteen in association with WNET and Channel 1 Russia ; written & produced by Nick Green ; executive producer, Steve Burns.

Green, Nick. (Added Author). Sanders, Jay O., 1953- (Added Author). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) (Added Author). Bedlam Productions. (Added Author). WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Added Author). Channel 1 (Russia) (Added Author). PBS Distribution (Firm) (Added Author).
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Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library DVD 909.82 MAN 9979 (Text) 78551000641979 Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781608837885
  • ISBN: 1608837882
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container; credits from screen.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Matt Lowe ; director of photography, Paul Jenkins ; music, Jim Heffernan, Michael Montes.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Jay O. Sanders.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally broadcast by PBS Oct. 23, 2012.
Summary, etc.:
This film explores the dramatic and little-known events that unfolded inside a nuclear-armed Soviet submarine during the Cuban Missile Crisis. While politicians sought a solution to the stand-off, Vasili Arkhipov, an officer aboard the submarine, refused to fire a nuclear torpedo, thus averting disaster.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Language Note:
In English, with some Russian dialogue with English voiceovers; Closed-captioned.
Subject: Arkhipov, Vasili, 1926-1998.
Submariners > Russia (Federation)
Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962.
Nuclear submarines > Soviet Union.
Genre: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Historical television programs.

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