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American visions

Author: Robert HughesJames KentPlanet 24 (Firm)British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.Time Warner, Inc.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [1997]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : Videodisc : VHS tape   Visual material : English : Unedited versionView all editions and formats
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Presents a glimpse of American history through its visual art, painting, sculpture, architecture and monuments. Follows nearly three centuries of creativity, exploring a nation whose art mirrors its diversity.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction television programs
Documentary television programs
Cultural television programs
Television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Hughes; James Kent; Planet 24 (Firm); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time Warner, Inc.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); PBS Home Video.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0780618203 9780780618206 0780618122 9780780618121 0780618130 9780780618138 0780618149 9780780618145 0780618157 9780780618152 0780618165 9780780618169 0780618173 9780780618176 0780618181 9780780618183 078061819X 9780780618190
OCLC Number: 37319759
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Originally produced in 1996.
Credits: Narrator, Robert Hughes ; executive producer, Nicholas Rossiter ; photography, Dave Bennett ; film editor, Colin Minchin ; music, David Ferguson.
Description: 8 videocassettes (ca. 60 min. each) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; stereo.
Contents: v. 1. The Republic of virtue --
v. 2. The promised land --
v. 3. The wilderness and the West --
v. 4. The gilded age --
v. 5. A wave from the Atlantic --
v. 6. Streamlines and breadlines --
v. 7. The empire of signs --
v. 8. The age of anxiety.
Other Titles: Republic of virtue.
Promised land.
Wilderness and the West.
Gilded age.
Wave from the Atlantic.
Streamlines and breadlines.
Empire of signs.
Age of anxiety.
Responsibility: written & presented by Robert Hughes ; producer/director, James Kent ; a Planet 24 production in association with BBC Television ; a Time Inc.-BBC co-production ; produced in association with Thirteen/WNET.

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Presents a glimpse of American history through its visual art, painting, sculpture, architecture and monuments. Follows nearly three centuries of creativity, exploring a nation whose art mirrors its diversity.

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