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Freedom : a history of US

Author: Philip B KunhardtNancy SteinerPeter W KunhardtJoy HakimKunhardt Productions.All authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Kunhardt Productions ; [Alexandria, VA] : Distributed by PBS Video, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : PBS Video index versionView all editions and formats
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Focuses on the history of the United States and is built around themes of liberty, justice, and civil rights from the Revolutionary War to the 21st century. Combines archival film, artwork and rare photographs, with first-person accounts read by various motion pictures actors.
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Philip B Kunhardt; Nancy Steiner; Peter W Kunhardt; Joy Hakim; Kunhardt Productions.; PBS Home Video.
OCLC Number: 51909208
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on the book series: A History of US by Joy Hakim, published by Oxford University Press.
Featuring the voices of various motion pictures actors and actresses.
Credits: Adapted and written by Philip B. Kunhardt III, Philip B. Kunhardt, Jr., and Joy Hakim ; edited by, Karen K.H. Sim, Michael Weingard, Jane Rizzo, Emily Williams, Chad Goslee ; commentary by Eric Foner ; original score by Robert Kessler and Ethan Neuburg ; executive producers, Peter W. Kunhardt and Sandra Sheppard ; series composer, Michael Starobin ; series editor, Karen K.H. Sim ; coordinating producer, Jill Cowan.
Performer(s): Hosted by Katie Couric.
Featuring the voices of Jane Alexander, Jennifer Aniston, Angela Bassett, Matthew Broderick, Chevy Chase, Glenn Close, Sean Connery, Morgan Freeman, Whoopi Goldberg, Tom Hanks, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Paul Newman, Brad Pitt and more.
Description: 8 videocassettes (approximately 60 min. each) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 index (32 pages ; 1 cm)
Details: VHS.
Contents: [v.1] episode 1. Independence --
episode 2. Revolution --
[v.2] episode 3. Liberty for all? --
episode 4. Wake up, America --
[v.3] episode 5. A fatal contradiction --
episode 6. A war to end slavery --
[v.4] episode 7. What is freedom? --
episode 8. Whose land is this? --
[v.5] episode 9. Working for freedom --
episode 10. Yearning to be free --
[v.6] episode 11. Safe for democracy --
episode 12. Depression and war --
[v.7] episode 13. Democracy and struggles --
episode 14. Let freedom ring --
[v.8] episode 15. Marching to freedom land --
episode 16. Becoming free.
Responsibility: Kunhardt Productions ; produced and directed by Philip B. Kunhardt III, Nancy Steiner, and Peter W. Kunhardt.

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Focuses on the history of the United States and is built around themes of liberty, justice, and civil rights from the Revolutionary War to the 21st century. Combines archival film, artwork and rare photographs, with first-person accounts read by various motion pictures actors.

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