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The American Revolution : the impossible war

Author: David WiltseRobert SaudekWilliam FranciscoRobert Saudek Associates.American Heritage Publishing Company.All authors
Publisher: New York : Learning Corp. of America, ©1971.
Series: Shaping of the American nation.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dramatizes events described in letters between Henry Laurens, a South Carloinian patriot and president of the First Continental Congress, and his son, John, a soldier in the Continental Army. Focuses on John's experiences as a soldier, as well as on battle maneuvers and political intrigue during the American Revolution.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Henry Laurens; John Laurens; Henry Laurens; John Laurens
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Wiltse; Robert Saudek; William Francisco; Robert Saudek Associates.; American Heritage Publishing Company.; Learning Corporation of America.
OCLC Number: 11696893
Notes: Based on the letters of John and Henry Laurens, 1777-1782.
Presented by Learning Corporation of America and American Heritage Publishing Company, Inc.
Issued also as motion picture and filmstrip.
Credits: Art director, Patton Campbell ; editors, Ray Sandiford, Ken Coleman ; historical consultant, C. Vann Woodward.
Cast: Michael Douglas, Keene Curtis, Tom Ligon, Walter McGinn, David Hooks, Gretchen Corbett, Charles Baker.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (25 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in + teacher's guide.
Series Title: Shaping of the American nation.
Responsibility: written by David Wiltse with the staff of Robert Saudek Associates ; Robert Saudek, producer ; William Francisco, director ; produced by Robert Saudek Associates.

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Dramatizes events described in letters between Henry Laurens, a South Carloinian patriot and president of the First Continental Congress, and his son, John, a soldier in the Continental Army. Focuses on John's experiences as a soldier, as well as on battle maneuvers and political intrigue during the American Revolution.

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