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Abraham and Mary Lincoln : a house divided

Author: David G McCulloughGeoffrey C WardDavid GrubinHolly HunterDavid MorseAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : WGBH Educational Foundation : Distributed by PBS Home Video, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A six part program which examines the Lincolns' family life and marriage, Abraham Lincoln's presidency, and the Civil War era.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Biographical television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Mary Todd Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Mary Todd Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Mary Todd Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David G McCullough; Geoffrey C Ward; David Grubin; Holly Hunter; David Morse; David Grubin Productions.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); WGBH Educational Foundation.; PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 078063490X : 9780780634909
OCLC Number: 47259352
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Special features include: interviews with the producer and cinematographer, audio descriptions, audio navigation, three-part featurette, interactive map, videos interview of historians, timelines, essays, photo galleries, and teacher's guide.
Credits: Cinematography, James Callanan; editor, Tom Haneke; music, Michael Bacon; film producer, Amanda Pollack; executive producer, Margaret Drain.
Cast: David Morse ; Holly Hunter.
Performer(s): Narrator: David McCullough.
Event notes: Originally broadcast in February 2001 on the PBS television program: The American Experience.
Description: 3 videodiscs (360 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby surround sound.
Contents: disc 1. Ambition ; We are elected --
disc 2. Shattered ; Dearest of all things --
disc 3. This frightful war ; Blind with weeping.
Other Titles: House divided
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: written by David Grubin and Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced and directed by David Grubin ; a David Grubin Productions, Inc. film for American Experience in association with PBS.

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A six part program which examines the Lincolns' family life and marriage, Abraham Lincoln's presidency, and the Civil War era.

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Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided

(EMRO user published 2014-03-04 ) Very Good Permalink
The documentary derives its title from Lincoln’s famous declaration at the 1858 Republican State Convention, "A house divided against itself cannot stand.” Lincoln was referring to the schism between the northern and southern states of the Union, but the makers of this film extend this metaphor...
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