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Inventing a nation

Author: British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time-Life Films.
Publisher: New York : Time-Life Multimedia, 1972.
Series: America, a personal history of the United States., no. 4.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the writing of the Constitution and the secret Independence Hall debates which set precedence for modern politics. Visits Jefferson's Virginia home, giving insight into the man who created our Bill of rights, and follows the westward surge across the Appalachians which expanded the character of the new Republic.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time-Life Films.
OCLC Number: 5889290
Notes: Title from data sheet.
U standard.
Also issued in 1/2 in. Beta cassette and as motion picture.
Credits: Producer, Michael Gill; writer and narrator, Alistair Cooke.
Performer(s): Narrator: Alistair Cooke.
Description: 1 videocassette, 52 min. : sound, color ; 3/4 in. + discussion guide.
Series Title: America, a personal history of the United States., no. 4.
Responsibility: BBC-TV and Time-Life Films.

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Discusses the writing of the Constitution and the secret Independence Hall debates which set precedence for modern politics. Visits Jefferson's Virginia home, giving insight into the man who created our Bill of rights, and follows the westward surge across the Appalachians which expanded the character of the new Republic.

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