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Murder of the century

Author: David G McCullough; David Ogden Stiers; Carl Charlson; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Shanachie Home Video (Firm)
Publisher: [S.l.] : Shanachie Home Video, ©1995.
Series: The American experience
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts the 1906 murder of Stanford White, New York City's leading architect, by Harry K. Thaw, eccentric heir to a Pittsburgh railroad fortune, over Evelyn Nesbit, Thaw's wife. Thaw's trial touched off an extended debate over widespread acceptance of a double standard--one for rich Americans and another for everyone else.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Stanford White; Harry Kendall Thaw; Evelyn Nesbit; Evelyn Nesbit; Harry Kendall Thaw; Stanford White
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David G McCullough; David Ogden Stiers; Carl Charlson; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Shanachie Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1566331803 9781566331807
OCLC Number: 34915964
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Videocassette release of the 1995 episode of the television program The American experience.
"975"--Container.
"SH 975"--Cassette label.
Credits: Tom Hurwitz, cinematography ; Peter Rhodes, editor ; Brian Keane, music.
Performer(s): David McCullough, host ; David Ogden Stiers, narrator.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS ; Hi-fi stereo.
Series Title: The American experience
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a production of WGBH Boston for the American Experience ; Carl Charlson, producer.

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Recounts the 1906 murder of Stanford White, New York City's leading architect, by Harry K. Thaw, eccentric heir to a Pittsburgh railroad fortune, over Evelyn Nesbit, Thaw's wife. Thaw's trial touched off an extended debate over widespread acceptance of a double standard--one for rich Americans and another for everyone else.

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