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The Shakers : hands to work, hearts to God

Author: Ken BurnsAmy StechlerWendy TilghmanTom LewisDavid G McCulloughAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video, 2004, ©1989.
Series: Ken Burns' America collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Full screen versionView all editions and formats
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This revealing and poignant film by Ken Burns portrays 200 years of Shaker life in America, guided by the recollections of the three surviving members of the faith, along with a wealth of archival material from over 40 collections. Explore every aspect of this strange and noble sect that produced some of the greatest architecture and furniture in American history.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Amy Stechler; Wendy Tilghman; Tom Lewis; David G McCullough; Florentine Films.; PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 141570256X 9781415702567
OCLC Number: 56622912
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Special features include: A conversation with Ken Burns ; and, Ken Burns: making history.
Credits: Cinematography, Ken Burns, Terry Hopkins.
Performer(s): Narrated by David McCullough.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 58 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; Dolby digital; mono.
Series Title: Ken Burns' America collection.
Responsibility: a film by Ken Burns, Amy Stechler Burns ; produced by Florentine Films ; written by Amy Stechler Burns, Wendy Tilghman, Tom Lewis.

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This revealing and poignant film by Ken Burns portrays 200 years of Shaker life in America, guided by the recollections of the three surviving members of the faith, along with a wealth of archival material from over 40 collections. Explore every aspect of this strange and noble sect that produced some of the greatest architecture and furniture in American history.

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