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The American president. Episode two, Happenstance

Author: Philip B KunhardtPeter W KunhardtRichard E NeustadtHugh SideyKunhardt Productions.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, ©2000.
Series: PBS Video database of America's history & culture, v. 318.; History's best on PBS.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : PBS video index versionView all editions and formats
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Nearly one in five American presidents has died in office. The vice presidents who succeeded them were often chosen because of their electoral advantage rather than their equality to the office of president. This episode profiles John Tyler, Millard Fillmore, Andrew Johnson, Chester A. Arthur and Harry Truman.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: John Tyler; Millard Fillmore; Andrew Johnson; Chester Alan Arthur; Harry S Truman; Chester Alan Arthur; Millard Fillmore; Andrew Johnson; Harry S Truman; John Tyler
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Philip B Kunhardt; Peter W Kunhardt; Richard E Neustadt; Hugh Sidey; Kunhardt Productions.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 45992726
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Based on the book The American president by Philip B. Kunhardt, Jr., Philip B. Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt.
Specially prepared set enhanced by PBS with time code visible on the screen.
Supplemented by the "PBS VIDEOdatabase of America's History & Culture Merged Index" which provides subject references to specific videocassette volume numbers within the series and to specific locations within individual videocassettes according to on-screen counter numbers indicating number of minutes and seconds elapsed within a specific referenced videocassette.
Curriculum resources available on database for video. Videos in database referenced by grade level, academic area, historical period, and standards correlation. Selected lesson plans for instructors available on database.
Originally presented on PBS.
Credits: Series editor, Kathryn Barnier ; music, Michael Starobin.
Performer(s): Commentary by Richard E. Neustadt ; narrated by Hugh Sidey.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.; PBS Video database accessed via World Wide Web.
Series Title: PBS Video database of America's history & culture, v. 318.; History's best on PBS.
Other Titles: Happenstance
Responsibility: [written, produced & directed by Philip B. Kunhardt, Jr., Philip B. Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt] ; a co-production of Kunhardt Productions and Thirteen/WNET.
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Nearly one in five American presidents has died in office. The vice presidents who succeeded them were often chosen because of their electoral advantage rather than their equality to the office of president. This episode profiles John Tyler, Millard Fillmore, Andrew Johnson, Chester A. Arthur and Harry Truman.

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