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The founding of America

Author: Beau BridgesPeter CoyoteJeff DanielsWilliam DanielsBrian DennehyAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : History : Distributed in the U.S. by New Video, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collection of programs exploring the personalities, the battles, the bravery, the losses, and the romance of the early days of the United States. Founding fathers and Founding brothers examine the relationships of the men who risked their fortunes and lives for independence. The Revolution recounts the battles, losses, and victories. Ben Franklin and Benedict Arnold look at the roles played by both men, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction television programs
Biography
History
Named Person: George Washington; Benedict Arnold; George Washington; Benedict Arnold; George Washington
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Beau Bridges; Peter Coyote; Jeff Daniels; William Daniels; Brian Dennehy; Charles Durning; Kelsey Grammer; Edward Herrmann; Hal Holbrook; John Kavanagh, (Actor); Stacy Keach; Bill Kurtis; Michael Learned; Rob Lowe; Flora Montgomery; Roger Mudd; Aidan Quinn; Roger Rees; Burt Reynolds; Cliff Robertson; Sebastian Roché; Rick Schroder; Randy Travis; David Warner; James Woods; Michael York; New Video Group.; History Channel (Television network); History (Television network); Arts and Entertainment Network.; Partisan Pictures (Firm); MPH Entertainment (Firm); Greystone Communications.; Cosgrove/Meurer Productions.
ISBN: 9781422927441 142292744X
OCLC Number: 322349657
Language Note: Some programs closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from DVD labels. Part titles and program titles from program screens or DVD menus.
Originally produced for television broadcast.
Bonus: Behind the scenes, The Revolution; History in the making, Washington the warrior; Making of Benedict Arnold; The making of The crossing; historical quotes; biographies/filmographies; bonus programs: The many faces of Ben Franklin; Save our history. The Declaration of Independence; Biography. Benedict Arnold : triumph and treason.
Summary adapted from case.
Credits: Founding fathers and Founding brothers: Produced by MPH Entertainment, Inc. for the History Channel.
The American Revolution: A Greystone production ; produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. in association with A & E Network.
The Revolution: Produced by Partisan Pictures for the History Channel.
Washington the warrior: Produced by Cosgrove/Meurer Productions, Inc. in association with RBTV Productions for the History Channel.
Ben Franklin: Produced by Cosgrove/Meurer Productions in association with RBTV Productions ; History Television Network Production.
Benedict Arnold: An A & E Network presentation ; the DeAngelis Group and Victory Media in association with Jaffe/Braunstein Films Ltd. and Jersey Guys Productions present.
The crossing: An A & E Network and Columbia Tristar Television, Inc. Production in association with Chris/Rose Productions.
Performer(s): Founding fathers: Narrated by Edward Herrmann; featuring the voices of Beau Bridges, Peter Coyote, James Woods, Brian Dennehy, Hal Holbrook, Burt Reynolds, Michael York, and Randy Travis.
Founding brothers: Host, Roger Mudd ; narrated by Edward Herrmann ; featuring the voices of Peter Coyote, Brian Dennehy, Hal Holbrook, Rob Lowe, James Woods, Michael York.
The American Revolution: Hosted by Bill Kurtis ; featuring the voices of William Daniels, Charles Durning, Kelsey Grammer, Michael Learned, Cliff Robertson, Rick Schroder, David Warner.
The Revolution: Narrator, Edward Herrmann.
Washington the warrior: Narrator, Stacy Keach.
Ben Franklin: Narrator, Edward Herrmann.
Benedict Arnold: Cast: Aidan Quinn, Kelsey Grammer, Flora Montgomery.
The crossing: Cast: Jeff Daniels, Roger Rees, Sebastian Roché.
Description: 14 videodiscs (ca. 27 hr., 14 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital stereo. sd.
Contents: Founding fathers. Rebels with a cause ; Taking liberties ; You say you want a revolution? ; A healthy constitution --
Founding brothers. A more perfect union ; Evolution of a revolution --
The American Revolution. The conflict ignites ; 1776 ; Washington & Arnold ; The world at war ; England's last chance ; Birth of the republic --
The Revolution --
Washington the warrior --
Ben Franklin --
Benedict Arnold : a question of honor --
The crossing. The Revolution: Boston, bloody Boston --
Rebellion to revolution --
Declaring independence --
American crisis --
Path to world war --
Forging an army --
Treason & betrayal --
The war heads South --
Hornet's nest --
The end game --
Becoming a nation --
Road to the presidency --
A president and his revolution.
Other Titles: Founding fathers.
Founding brothers.
American Revolution.
Revolution.
Washington the warrior.
Ben Franklin.
Benedict Arnold : a question of honor.
Crossing.

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Collection of programs exploring the personalities, the battles, the bravery, the losses, and the romance of the early days of the United States. Founding fathers and Founding brothers examine the relationships of the men who risked their fortunes and lives for independence. The Revolution recounts the battles, losses, and victories. Ben Franklin and Benedict Arnold look at the roles played by both men, and Washington the warrior and The crossing pay tribute to the leadership of the first president.

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