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George Washington : founding father

Author: Adam FriedmanMonte MarkhamJack PerkinsAnne RauscherDonald HigganbothamAll authors
Publisher: Burlington, VT : A & E Home Video ; New York, NY : Distributed by New Video, [2004]
Series: Biography (A & E Home Video (Firm))
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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He was a gentleman farmer from Virginia, a brilliant and bold tactician who proved equally adept at leading men into battle and a young nation into the future. From his youth of privilege to his inauguration as the United States first president, here is George Washington's remarkable life. Exploring the truths, debunking the myths, it's the portrait of a man who first distinguished himself in the British forces,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: DVD (Digital video discs)
Biography
History
Named Person: George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Friedman; Monte Markham; Jack Perkins; Anne Rauscher; Donald Higganbotham; Christine Meadows; Michael Crain; Nigel Holton; A & E Home Video (Firm); New Video Group.
ISBN: 0767072170 9780767072175
OCLC Number: 56721961
Notes: Originally broadcast on television in 1994.
Credits: Director of photography, Michael Crain ; editor, Hugo Munro Neely ; music composer, Nigel Holton.
Performer(s): Narrator: Monte Markham ; host: Jack Perkins ; interviews with: Anne Rauscher, Donald Higgenbotham, Christine Meadows.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (47 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Series Title: Biography (A & E Home Video (Firm))
Other Titles: Biography (Television program)
Responsibility: a presentation of Non Fiction Films, Inc. in association with Arts & Entertainment Networks ; Perpetual Motion Films ; produced and directed by Adam Friedman and Monte Markham ; written by Robert Litz.

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He was a gentleman farmer from Virginia, a brilliant and bold tactician who proved equally adept at leading men into battle and a young nation into the future. From his youth of privilege to his inauguration as the United States first president, here is George Washington's remarkable life. Exploring the truths, debunking the myths, it's the portrait of a man who first distinguished himself in the British forces, before creating the army that would ultimately defeat them. His was the pivotal role in establishing the modern world's first nation that was headed by neither a king nor an emperor.

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