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Battles for the skies

Author: Stephen LandGeoffrey ProudRoger MuddMichael RogersMatthew EdensAll authors
Publisher: New York : A & E Television Network : Marketed and distributed in the U.S. by New Video Group, ©2001.
Series: Empires of industry.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This video documents the competition between Howard Hughes' TWA and Juan Trippe's Pan American and the obstacles encountered as they forged their empires, and details how they pushed each other to new innovations and accomplishments. The story is told with archival footage, expert commentary from industry insiders and historians, and personal insights from Trippe's son. This video revisits the days when Pan Am and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
History
Named Person: Howard Hughes; J T Trippe; Howard Hughes; J T Trippe
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Land; Geoffrey Proud; Roger Mudd; Michael Rogers; Matthew Edens; Jupiter Entertainment, Inc.; History Channel (Television network); Arts and Entertainment Network.; New Video Group.
ISBN: 0767040902 9780767040907
OCLC Number: 52723839
Notes: "The History Channel."
Series on container's label: Empires of American industry.
Videocassette release of an episode of the television program History alive.
Credits: Director of photography, Dave Huntley ; Additional field production: Joe Pedalino, Robert Twilley ; editors: Ryan Hardison, Dave Whittle ; graphics, J.L. Bean, Ed Richardson ; archives research: Bonnie Rowan.
Performer(s): Host: Roger Mudd ; narrator: Dan Chandler.
Description: 1 videocassette (47 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Empires of industry.
Other Titles: History alive (Television program)
Responsibility: Jupiter Entertainment ; History Channel ; executive producers, Stephen Land, Geoffrey Proud ; Producer, Michael Rogers ; writer, Matthew Edens.

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This video documents the competition between Howard Hughes' TWA and Juan Trippe's Pan American and the obstacles encountered as they forged their empires, and details how they pushed each other to new innovations and accomplishments. The story is told with archival footage, expert commentary from industry insiders and historians, and personal insights from Trippe's son. This video revisits the days when Pan Am and TWA ruled the skies, and sees how this legendary rivalry shaped the airline industry as we know it.

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