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American lives

Author: Ken BurnsLynn NovickPaul BarnesOssie DavisHal HolbrookAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, 2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collection of seven biographical documentaries from Ken Burns. Covers Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark, Frank Lloyd Wright, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Mark Twain, Horatio Nelson Jackson, and Jack Johnson.
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction television programs
Closed caption video recordings
Biography
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Lynn Novick; Paul Barnes; Ossie Davis; Hal Holbrook; Edward Herrmann; Sally Kellerman; Keith David; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm); PBS Home Video.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); Florentine Films.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
ISBN: 9781415712337 1415712336 9781415702581 1415702586 9781415702529 1415702527 9781415702505 1415702500 9781415702543 1415702543 9781415702536 1415702535 9781415702512 1415702519 9781415707449 1415707448
OCLC Number: 742185337
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from box.
Programs originally produced for television broadcast on PBS.
Special features: Thomas Jefferson: Ken Burns : making history; A conversation with Ken Burns. Lewis & Clark: Interview with Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan; Interview with Stephn Ambrose; The making of Lewis & Clark; Ken Burns : making history; A conversation with Ken Burns. Frank Lloyd Wright: Interview with Ken Burns and Lyn Novick; Ken Burns : making history; A conversation with Ken Burns. Not for ourselves alone: The making of Not for ourselves alone. Mark Twain: The making of Mark Twain / with Ken Burns ; with Dayton Duncan; A conversation with Ken Burns; Mark Twain quotes and photographs; Ken Burns : making history; interview outtakes. Horatio's drive: The making of Horatio's drive; program outtakes. Unforgivable blackness: The making of Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson; deleted scenes; special music video featuring Wynton Marsalis.
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Credits: Thomas Jefferson: A film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Camilla Rockwell. Originally produced c1997.
Lewis & Clark: A film by Ken Burns ; produced by Dayton Duncan, Ken Burns. Originally produced c1997.
Frank Lloyd Wright: A film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, Peter Miller. Originally produced c1997.
Not for ourselves alone: A film by Ken Burns and Paul Barnes ; produced by Paul Barnes, Ken Burns. Originally produced c1999.
Mark Twain: A film directed by Ken Burns ; produced by Dayton Duncan & Ken Burns. Originally produced c2001.
Horatio's drive: A film directed by Ken Burns ; produced by Dayton Duncan & Ken Burns. Originally produced c2003.
Unforgivable blackness: A film directed by Ken Burns ; produced by David Schaye, Paul Barnes, Ken Burns. Originally produced c2004.
Performer(s): Thomas Jefferson: Narrated by Ossie Davis ; voices, Sam Waterston ... [et al.].
Lewis & Clark: Narrated by Hal Holbrook ; voices, Adam Arkin, Murphy Guyer, Sam Waterston.
Frank Lloyd Wright: Narrated by Edward Herrmann ; voices, Philip Bosco, Julie Harris, Sab Shimono.
Not for ourselves alone: Narrated by Sally Kellerman ; voices, Ronnie Gilbert, Julie Harris.
Mark Twain: Narrated by Keith David ; the voice of Mark Twain, Kevin Conway.
Horatio's drive: Narrated by Keith David ; the voice of Horatio Nelson Jackson, Tom Hanks.
Unforgivable blackness: Narrated by Keith David ; the voice of Jack Johnson, Samulel L. Jackson.
Description: 7 videodiscs (ca. 24 hr., 40 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital stereo. or surround sd.; NTSC, region 1.
Contents: Thomas Jefferson --
Lewis & Clark : the journey of the Corps of Discovery --
Frank Lloyd Wright --
Not for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony --
Mark Twain --
Horatio's drive : America's first road trip --
Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson.
Other Titles: Thomas Jefferson.
Lewis & Clark : the journey of the Corps of Discovery.
Frank Lloyd Wright.
Not for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony.
Mark Twain.
Horatio's drive : America's first road trip.
Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson.
Ken Burns American lives
Responsibility: a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington.

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Collection of seven biographical documentaries from Ken Burns. Covers Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark, Frank Lloyd Wright, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Mark Twain, Horatio Nelson Jackson, and Jack Johnson.

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