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Statue of Liberty

Author: Ken BurnsBuddy SquiresBernard A WeisburgerGeoffrey C WardTerry HopkinsAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©2002.
Series: Ken Burns' America collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"For more than 100 years, the Statue of Liberty has been a symbol of hope and a refuge for generations of immigrants. In this lyrical, compelling and provocative portrait of the statue, Ken Burns explores both the history of America's premier symbol and the meaning of liberty itself. Featuring rare archival photographs, paintings and drawings, readings from actual diaries, letters and newspapers of the day, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Buddy Squires; Bernard A Weisburger; Geoffrey C Ward; Terry Hopkins; Paul Barnes; David McCullough; Paul Simon; Florentine Films.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0780639618 9780780639614
OCLC Number: 50681869
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast in 1985.
Bonus DVD features: Ken Burns : Making history ; A Conversation with Ken Burns.
Credits: Cinematography by Buddy Squires, Terry Hopkins, Ken Burns ; edited by Paul Barnes ; narrated by David McCullough ; opening & closing title music, Paul Simon.
Performer(s): Narrator: David McCullough.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 58 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Ken Burns' America collection.
Responsibility: a Florentine Films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Buddy Squires, Ken Burns ; written by Bernard A. Weisburger, Geoffrey C. Ward.

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"For more than 100 years, the Statue of Liberty has been a symbol of hope and a refuge for generations of immigrants. In this lyrical, compelling and provocative portrait of the statue, Ken Burns explores both the history of America's premier symbol and the meaning of liberty itself. Featuring rare archival photographs, paintings and drawings, readings from actual diaries, letters and newspapers of the day, the fascinating story of this universally admired monument is told."--Container.

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