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The making of the president. / The 1960s

Author: Theodore H WhiteMel StuartDavid L WolperWilliam T CartwrightElmer BernsteinAll authors
Publisher: Silver Springs, MD : Athena : Distributed by Acorn Media, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : [Standard format]
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Presents three television documentaries that provide an in-depth examination of the presidential campaigns of 1960, 1964, and 1968, based on the books by Theodore H. White, and showing archival footage, behind-the-scenes moments, backroom deals, and scenes from the convention floor that took place during the races between Kennedy and Nixon; Johnson and Goldwater; and Humphrey, Nixon and Wallace.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: John F Kennedy; Hubert H Humphrey; Richard M Nixon; Barry M Goldwater; Lyndon B Johnson; George C Wallace; Barry M Goldwater; Hubert H Humphrey; Lyndon B Johnson; John F Kennedy; Richard M Nixon; George C Wallace
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore H White; Mel Stuart; David L Wolper; William T Cartwright; Elmer Bernstein; Athena (Firm); Acorn Media (Firm)
ISBN: 9781598286687 1598286684
OCLC Number: 728621747
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles; Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Based on the books by Theodore H. White.
Originally produced for television between 1963 and 1969.
"The landmark documentaries seen on ABC, CBS, and A&E"--Container
Special features include (76 min.): bonus programs: A thousand days: a tribute to John F. Kennedy (an homage first shown at the '64 Democratic National Convention), and The march of time: seven days in the life of the President (an intimate look at Lyndon B . Johnson); 16-page viewer's guide, featuring White's essay on Wolper's documentaries, a biography of White, and articles on campaign platforms and some quixotic campaigners; The contenders after their campaigns: updated biographies on candidates who did not win their party's nomination.
Credits: Edited by William T. Cartwright ; music, Elmer Bernstein.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 3 videodiscs (ca. 237 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 viewer's guide (13 p. : ill. ; 15 cm.)
Details: DVD, NTSC; Dolby digital.
Contents: disc 1. 1960 --
disc 2. 1964 --
disc 3. 1968.
Other Titles: 1960s
Responsibility: produced and directed by Mel Stuart ; written by Theodore H. White ; [a David L Wolper production].

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Presents three television documentaries that provide an in-depth examination of the presidential campaigns of 1960, 1964, and 1968, based on the books by Theodore H. White, and showing archival footage, behind-the-scenes moments, backroom deals, and scenes from the convention floor that took place during the races between Kennedy and Nixon; Johnson and Goldwater; and Humphrey, Nixon and Wallace.

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