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Author: Craig LeakeJoe AngierTom BrokawNBC Television Network.NBC News.All authors
Publisher: [Universal City, Calif.] : NBC Universal, Inc. : Distributed by Timeless Media Group, ©2005.
Series: Greatest generation (Television Program).
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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The Greatest Generation Speaks: Tom Brokaw's follow-up to his original Greatest Generation special focuses on a woman whose father died piloting a bomber over Europe. She shares family snapshots and a home movie of the father she never knew. Research into her father's fatal mission led her to survivors from his crew, and the camera follows as she meets elderly veterans who tell her firsthand of her father's heroism.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
Personal narratives
Television specials
Video recordings
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Leake; Joe Angier; Tom Brokaw; NBC Television Network.; NBC News.; Timeless Media Group.
ISBN: 0741110520 9780741110527 0741110547 9780741110541
OCLC Number: 70708021
Notes: Originally aired on television in 2001.
Extra feature: Interview with Kristi Negri, author and interviews with Airborne Combat Veterans.
Performer(s): Reporter: Tom Brokaw.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color w/ black and white segments ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, all regions, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Series Title: Greatest generation (Television Program).
Other Titles: Greatest generation speaks
D-Day :
Responsibility: NBC News presents ; a Timeless Media Group production ; executive produced and directed by Craig Leake ; produced by Joseph Angier ; written by Tom Brokaw, Craig Leake, Joseph Angier.

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The Greatest Generation Speaks: Tom Brokaw's follow-up to his original Greatest Generation special focuses on a woman whose father died piloting a bomber over Europe. She shares family snapshots and a home movie of the father she never knew. Research into her father's fatal mission led her to survivors from his crew, and the camera follows as she meets elderly veterans who tell her firsthand of her father's heroism.

D-Day: a Leap into History: Tom Brokaw's special marking the 60th Anniversary of D-Day featuring interviews with three members of the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment, who discuss their harrowing descent into enemy gunfire, their lifelong friendships and their special bonds with the French villagers who greeted them as liberators and saved their lives.

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