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Liberty! : the American Revolution

Author: Forrest SawyerEdward HerrmannRoger ReesPhilip Seymour HoffmanVictor GarberAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Full screen versionView all editions and formats
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Liberty! is a exuberant documentary about the American Revolution and our fight for freedom. It chronicles the events leading up to the declaration of war and the lasting effects these events had on shaping our country today.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Films for the hearing impaired
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Forrest Sawyer; Edward Herrmann; Roger Rees; Philip Seymour Hoffman; Victor Garber; Donna Murphy; Ellen Hovde; Muffie Meyer; Ronald H Blumer; Twin Cities Public Television (Saint Paul, Minn.); Middlemarch Films.; PBS Home Video.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1415702179 9781415702178
OCLC Number: 55879076
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally produced as a six-hour television series in 1997.
" ... Presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original television exhibition"--Container.
"PBS Home Video." -- Container.
Special features: scene selection; Who said what? A trivia quiz; performance by James Taylor & Mark O'Connor "Johnny has gone for a soldier."
Credits: Producers/directors, Ellen Hovde, Muffie Meyer ; writer, Ronald Blumer.
Performer(s): Forrest Sawyer, host ; Edward Herrmann, narrator ; with dramatic performances by Roger Rees, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Victor Garber, Donna Murphy and other featured actors.
Awards: Winner of the Peabody Award.
Description: 3 videodiscs (ca. 6 hr.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC ; region 1 ; full screen ; dolby surround stereo.
Contents: disc 1, pt. I. The reluctant revolutionaries ; pt. II. Blows must decide --
disc 2, pt. III. The times that try men's souls ; pt. IV. Oh, fatal ambition --
disc 3, pt. V. The world turned upside down ; pt. VI. Are we to be a nation?
Other Titles: Reluctant revolutionaries.
Blows must decide.
Times that try men's souls.
Oh, fatal ambition.
World turned upside down.
Are we to be a nation?
American Revolution
Responsibility: a production of Twin Cities Public Television, Inc. in association with Middlemarch Films, Inc.

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Liberty! is a exuberant documentary about the American Revolution and our fight for freedom. It chronicles the events leading up to the declaration of war and the lasting effects these events had on shaping our country today.

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