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Columbus and the age of discovery

Author: Thomas FriedmanStephen SegallerGraham CheddZvi Dor-NerWGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); et al; All authors
Publisher: [Princeton, N.J.] : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [1991]
Series: WGBH collection.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles Columbus's extraordinary journey and legacy as it relives Columbus's daring and dangerous voyages and their momentous repercussions for both the Old World and the New. Commemorates the quincentennial of his discovery of America.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction television programs
Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
Television programs
Biography
Named Person: Christopher Columbus; Christopher Columbus
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Friedman; Stephen Segaller; Graham Chedd; Zvi Dor-Ner; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); et al
OCLC Number: 24760173
Notes: A companion book by Zvi Dor-Ner is published by William Morrow & Co.
"A production of WGBH/Boston, and BBC Television/United Kingdom, NHK/Japan, RAI/Italy, RTP/Portugal, NDR/Germany, TVE and SEQC/Spain."
Credits: Music, Sheldon Mirowitz ; senior producer, Thomas Friedman ; executive producer, Zvi Dor-Ner ; narrator, Wil Lyman.
Performer(s): Will Lyman.
Description: 7 videocassettes (ca. 58 min. each) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, NTSC.
Contents: Episode 1. Columbus's world / written and produced by Thomas Friedman ; directed by Stephen Segaller --
ep. 2. An idea takes shape / written and produced by Thomas Friedman; directed by Stephen Segaller --
ep. 3. The crossing / written, produced and directed by Zvi Dor-Ner --
ep. 4. Worlds found and lost / written, produced and directed by Zvi Dor-Ner --
ep. 5. The sword and the cross / written, produced and directed by Graham Chedd --
ep. 6. The Columbian exchange / written, produced and directed by Graham Chedd --
ep. 7. In search of Columbus / written, produced and directed by Graham Chedd.
Series Title: WGBH collection.
Responsibility: a production of WGBH/Boston ... [et al.].

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Chronicles Columbus's extraordinary journey and legacy as it relives Columbus's daring and dangerous voyages and their momentous repercussions for both the Old World and the New. Commemorates the quincentennial of his discovery of America.

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