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The Great War

Author: Stephen IvesAmanda PollakRob RapleyOliver PlattPeter RundquistAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, 2017.
Series: American experience
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
In conjunction with the 100th anniversary of America's entry into the war on April 6, 1917, a six-hour documentary presented over three nights, explores how World War I changed America and the world. Drawing on the latest scholarship, including unpublished diaries, memoirs and letters, it tells the rich and complex story of the conflict through the voices of nurses, journalists, aviators and the American troops who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television mini-series
Documentary television programs
History
Nonfiction television programs
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Ives; Amanda Pollak; Rob Rapley; Oliver Platt; Peter Rundquist; Tom Phillips; Buddy Squires; Jon Neuburger; Merril Stern; Seth Bomse; R A Fedde; PBS Distribution (Firm),; Insignia Films,; WGBH Educational Foundation,
ISBN: 9781531701420 1531701426
OCLC Number: 975891651
Language Note: English audio; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Notes: Title from title screen. Titles on screen indicate part one, part two, part three. Titles on disc surfaces are numbered disc 1, disc 2, disc 3.
16x9 wide screen.
Originally broadcast in 2017 as episodes in the television series American experience.
Credits: Original music by Peter Rundquist, Tom Phillips ; cinematography, Buddy Squires, ASC and six others.
Performer(s): Narrator, Oliver Platt.
Description: 3 videodiscs (360 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Contents: The Great War, part one / edited by Jon Neuburger, Merril Stern ; produced by Amanda Pollak ; written and directed by Stephen Ives (approximately 114 min.). The Great War, part two / edited by Seth Bomse ; written by Stephen Ives ; produced and directed by Amanda Pollak (approximately 114 min.). The Great War, part three / edited by R.A. Fedde ; written and directed by Rob Rapley (approximately 114 min.).
Series Title: American experience
Other Titles: American experience (Television program).
WWI ... America comes of age
World War I, America comes of age
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: an Insignia Films Production for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation.

Abstract:

In conjunction with the 100th anniversary of America's entry into the war on April 6, 1917, a six-hour documentary presented over three nights, explores how World War I changed America and the world. Drawing on the latest scholarship, including unpublished diaries, memoirs and letters, it tells the rich and complex story of the conflict through the voices of nurses, journalists, aviators and the American troops who came to be known as 'doughboys.'

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