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Author: James M McPhersonWalter CronkiteDouglas BrinkleyEdward HerrmannGreystone Communications.All authors
Publisher: [United States] : A & E Home Video ; New York, NY : Distributed by New Video, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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The lives and legacies of the leaders of the United States from George Washington to Abraham Lincoln. Based on the book To the Best of My Ability, The Presidents features insight from journalists, scholars, and politicians, as well as rare and unseen photographs and footage.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James M McPherson; Walter Cronkite; Douglas Brinkley; Edward Herrmann; Greystone Communications.; History Channel (Television network); A & E Home Video (Firm); New Video Group.
ISBN: 0767077601 9780767077606
OCLC Number: 60583878
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the book 'To the Best of My Ability', edited by Pulitzer Prize winning historian James McPherson.
Special features: special feature-length documentary All the Presidents' Wives; timeline of U.S. Presidents.
Credits: Narrated by Edward Herrmann ; directors of photography, Paul Dougherty, Paul Johnson ; editor, Kevin Browne (works 1 and 2), Gina Vecchione (work 3) ; original music by Earl Rose.
Cast: Featuring, James McPherson, Walter Cronkite, Douglas Brinkley, Jimmy Carter, Bob Dole, James Baker, Wesley Clark.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (135 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital.
Contents: Washington to Monroe: 1789-1825 --
John Q. Adams to Polk: 1825-1849 --
Taylor to Lincoln: 1849-1865.
Other Titles: Lives and legacies of the 43 leaders of the United States
Responsibility: produced by Greystone Communications for History Television Network Productions ; A & E Television Networks ; Resolution Productions ; written and produced by Rhys Thomas (works 1 and 2), Margaret Haddad (work 3).

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The lives and legacies of the leaders of the United States from George Washington to Abraham Lincoln. Based on the book To the Best of My Ability, The Presidents features insight from journalists, scholars, and politicians, as well as rare and unseen photographs and footage.

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