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American tongues

Author: Andrew KolkerLouis AlvarezTrey WilsonSusan MilanoLora MyersAll authors
Publisher: New York : Center for New American Media ; Harriman, N.Y. : Distributed in the USA by CNAM Film Library, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : High school version; [green dot version]View all editions and formats
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"This Peabody Award-winning look at American accents and their social implications is both a proven crowd-pleaser and a unique window on the way we judge people by the way they talk. American Tongues goes to the streets and the countryside to listen to American English in all its diversity and color."--Distributor.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Kolker; Louis Alvarez; Trey Wilson; Susan Milano; Lora Myers; John, Dr.; Lou Marini; George Davis; Center for New American Media.
ISBN: 9781877989063 1877989061
OCLC Number: 314159480
Notes: Guide prepared by Walt Wolfram.
Originally produced in 1987.
Credits: Coordinating producer, Susan Milano ; line producer, Lora Myers ; music by Mac Rebennack, Lou Marini and George Davis.
Performer(s): Narrator: Trey Wilson.
Awards: George Foster Peabody Award, 1987.
Description: 1 videodisc (40 min., 25 sec.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 instructional guide (18 pages ; 18 cm)
Details: DVD-R; NTSC, may not play on all DVD players.
Responsibility: the Center for New American Media presents ; a videotape by Andrew Kolker and Louis Alvarez.

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"This Peabody Award-winning look at American accents and their social implications is both a proven crowd-pleaser and a unique window on the way we judge people by the way they talk. American Tongues goes to the streets and the countryside to listen to American English in all its diversity and color."--Distributor.

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