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The Civilian Conservation Corps

Author: Robert StoneAlison GussPhilip HolihanPaul ReuterDon KleszyAll authors
Publisher: Boston, MA : WGBH Educational Foundation ; [VA] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2010] ©2009
Series: American Experience
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Document : NTSC color broadcast system   Computer File   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Started in 1933 by President Franklin Roosevelt as part of the New Deal, the CCC was used as a way to not only help unemployed Americans, but to help conserve some of the country's forests and parks. Over the next ten years it would employ over 3 million men who planted trees, fought fires, and helped their families financially. Features interviews and archived footage.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Personal narratives
Named Person: Franklin D 1882-1945 Roosevelt
Material Type: Document, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Stone; Alison Guss; Philip Holihan; Paul Reuter; Don Kleszy; Gary Lionelli; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.),; WGBH Educational Foundation,; PBS Distribution (Firm),; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),; Robert Stone Productions,
ISBN: 9781608831234 160883123X
OCLC Number: 476332003
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced for television broadcast in 2009.
Special feature: Teacher's guide with lesson plans [PDF document].
Credits: Camera, Philip Holihan, Paul Reuter ; editor, Don Kleszy ; original score, Gary Lionelli.
Performer(s): Featuring commentary by Harley Jolley, Houston Pritchett, Clifford Hammond, Vicente Ximenes.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 53 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; region 1, NTSC ; widescreen ; 5.1 surround.; System requirements to access teacher's guide: Adobe Acrobat Reader; DVD-ROM drive.
Contents: The Great Depression --
FDR's New Deal --
Life at the CCC camps --
Projects and the people --
Lasting effects --
A legacy of change.
Series Title: American Experience
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: American Experience presents ; a Robert Stone Film ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written, produced, and directed by Robert Stone ; co-produced by Alison Guss.
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Started in 1933 by President Franklin Roosevelt as part of the New Deal, the CCC was used as a way to not only help unemployed Americans, but to help conserve some of the country's forests and parks. Over the next ten years it would employ over 3 million men who planted trees, fought fires, and helped their families financially. Features interviews and archived footage.

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