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Death and the Civil War

Author: Ric BurnsRobin EspinolaBonnie LafaveOliver PlattJames CromwellAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Distribution, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the best-selling book by Drew Gilpin Faust, this film will explore how the American Civil War created a 'republic of suffering' and will chart the far-reaching social, political, and social changes brought about by the pervasive presence and fear of death during the Civil War.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television adaptations
Named Person: Drew Gilpin Faust
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ric Burns; Robin Espinola; Bonnie Lafave; Oliver Platt; James Cromwell; Keith David; Josh Hamilton; Robert Sean Leonard; Amy Madigan; Elizabeth Marvel; Aleksa Palladino; Stark Sands; Buddy Squires; Stephen McCarthy, (Cinematographer); Allen Moore; Brian Keane; Drew Gilpin Faust; Steeplechase Films Inc.; PBS Distribution (Firm)
ISBN: 9781608837595 1608837599
OCLC Number: 806970945
Language Note: In English, with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Notes: Based on the book "This Republic of suffering" by Drew Gilpin Faust.
Subtitle on container: How the unthinkable became unforgettable.
Credits: Editor, Li-Shin Yu ; cinematography, Buddy Squires, Stephen McCarthy, Allen Moore ; music, Brian Keane.
Performer(s): Narrated by Oliver Platt ; voices, James Cromwell, Keith David, Josh Hamilton, Gene Jones, Robert Sean Leonard, Amy Madigan, Elizabeth Marvel, Aleksa Palladino, Stark Sands.
Event notes: Originally broadcast as an episode of American Experience by PBS, Sept. 18, 2012.
Target Audience: TV rating: TV14.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format ; Region 1, NTSC ; widescreen ; 5.1. surround.
Contents: Dying --
Burying --
Naming --
Honoring --
Believing & Doubting --
Accounting --
Remembering.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a Steeplechase Films production for American Experience ; produced by Robin Espinola, Bonnie Lafave, Ric Burns ; written and directed by Ric Burns.

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Based on the best-selling book by Drew Gilpin Faust, this film will explore how the American Civil War created a 'republic of suffering' and will chart the far-reaching social, political, and social changes brought about by the pervasive presence and fear of death during the Civil War.

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