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People's century, 1900-1999. / Picture power, 1963

Author: James A DeVinneyDavid EsparPeter PagnamentaZvi Dor-NerWGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)All authors
Publisher: Burlington, VT : WGBH Boston Video, ©1999.
Series: History's best on PBS.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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"Picture power reveals how the small screen became hugely influential -- a fact quickly realized by gvoernments, politicians, businessmen, entertainers and terrorists. Television exposed triumphs and tragedies and through sitcoms, news, sports and more, it helped shape our collective experience"--Container.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James A DeVinney; David Espar; Peter Pagnamenta; Zvi Dor-Ner; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); British Broadcasting Corporation.; WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1578071747 9781578071746
OCLC Number: 42617854
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Originally shown on PBS television as a part of People's century.
Credits: Camera, Boyd Estus, Mark Molesworth, Gerardo Puglia ; editor, Charles Scott ; music, Fiachra Trench, Zbigniew Preisner ; narrator, John Forsythe ; senior producer, David Espar ; executive producers, Peter Pagnamenta, Zvi Dor-Ner.
Performer(s): Narrator, John Forsythe.
Description: 1 videocassette (57 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: History's best on PBS.
Other Titles: Picture power
1963, Picture power
Picture power, 1963
Television captivates the world
People's century, 1950-1990
Picture power, 1950-90
People's century (Television program)
Responsibility: a co-production of WGBH Boston and BBC ; written, produced and directed by James A. DeVinney.

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"Picture power reveals how the small screen became hugely influential -- a fact quickly realized by gvoernments, politicians, businessmen, entertainers and terrorists. Television exposed triumphs and tragedies and through sitcoms, news, sports and more, it helped shape our collective experience"--Container.

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