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Author: Alistair CookeMichael GillBritish Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.Time-Life Television.Ambrose Video Publishing.All authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Ambrose Video Pub., distributor, [1988], ©1973.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[Alistair] Cooke traces his pursuit of the American essence over four decades, presenting his personal view of American history. His narrative begins with the arrival of the first white settlers and traces the development of the continent up to the present day."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alistair Cooke; Michael Gill; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time-Life Television.; Ambrose Video Publishing.; John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Library Video Classics Project.
OCLC Number: 18115626
Notes: Videocassette release of the 1972 production.
"The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Library Video Classics Project."
Credits: Producer, Michael Gill ; writer-narrator, Alistair Cooke.
Performer(s): Alistair Cooke, narrator.
Description: 13 videocassettes (ca. 52 min. each) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: 1. The new found land --
2. Home away from home --
3. Making a revolution --
4. Inventing a nation --
5. Gone west --
6. A firebell in the night --
7. Domesticating a wilderness --
8. Money on the land --
9. The huddled masses --
10. The promise fulfilled and the promise broken --
11. The arsenal --
12. The first impact --
13. More abundant life.
Other Titles: New found land
Home away from home
Making a revolution
Inventing a nation
Gone west
Firebell in the night
Money on the land
Huddled masses
Promise fulfilled and the promise broken
Arsenal
First impact
More abundant life
Domesticating a wilderness
Responsibility: [produced by] BBC-TV and Time-Life Television.

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"[Alistair] Cooke traces his pursuit of the American essence over four decades, presenting his personal view of American history. His narrative begins with the arrival of the first white settlers and traces the development of the continent up to the present day."--Container.

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