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Silver Spring : story of an American suburb

Author: Walter J GottliebGoldie HawnBenjamin SteinNora RobertsDominique DawesAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Va.] : WETA, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the history of Silver Spring, Maryland, from the earliest days, through the growth during the New Deal, its heyday as a booming retail center in the 1940s and '50s, to its eventual decline, and current revitalization. Includes commentary by past and present Silver Spring residents, including: Goldie Hawn, Ben Stein, Nora Roberts, Dominique Dawes, George Pelecanos, Daniel Zwerdling, and others.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Walter J Gottlieb; Goldie Hawn; Benjamin Stein; Nora Roberts; Dominique Dawes; George P Pelecanos; Daniel Zwerdling; Silver Spring Historical Society (Silver Spring, Md.); Final Cut Productions.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
OCLC Number: 52710037
Performer(s): Narrator, Naomi Robin.
Description: 1 videocassette (84 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Story of an American suburb
Responsibility: written, produced, and directed by Walter J. Gottlieb ; produced in cooperation with the Silver Spring Historical Society ; Final Cut Productions.

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Explores the history of Silver Spring, Maryland, from the earliest days, through the growth during the New Deal, its heyday as a booming retail center in the 1940s and '50s, to its eventual decline, and current revitalization. Includes commentary by past and present Silver Spring residents, including: Goldie Hawn, Ben Stein, Nora Roberts, Dominique Dawes, George Pelecanos, Daniel Zwerdling, and others.

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