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The American experience. In the white man's image

Author: Christine Lesiak; Stacy Keach; David G McCullough; LC Off-Air Taping Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: United States : WETA-TV, 1992-02-17.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the attempt to assimilate American Indians into white culture by educating them at special schools such as the Carlisle School for Indians. Founded by Richard Henry Pratt, this school and others like it attempted to wipe out all remnants of Indian culture, and, as a result, created a generation of Indians confused about their identities.
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Genre/Form: Historical films and video (Nonfiction)
Series
Television
History
Named Person: Richard Henry Pratt; Richard Henry Pratt
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Lesiak; Stacy Keach; David G McCullough; LC Off-Air Taping Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 31818786
Notes: Copyright: reg. unknown.
Copyright notice on video: WGBH Educational Foundation, WNET-Thirteen, and KUON-TV ; 1992.
Number 413.
Source used: M/B/RS description files.
Credits: Narration, Stacy Keach.
Performer(s): Host: David McCullough.
Description: 1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. viewing copy.
Other Titles: In the white man's image.
Responsibility: a production of the Native American Public Broadcasting Consortium and the Nebraska Educational Television Network for The American experience ; produced and written by Christine Lesiak.

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Tells the story of the attempt to assimilate American Indians into white culture by educating them at special schools such as the Carlisle School for Indians. Founded by Richard Henry Pratt, this school and others like it attempted to wipe out all remnants of Indian culture, and, as a result, created a generation of Indians confused about their identities.

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