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Statue of Liberty

Author: Ken BurnsBuddy SquiresBernard A WeisbergerGeoffrey C WardDavid G McCulloughAll authors
Publisher: [Walpole, NH] : Florentine Films, [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video, [2004] [2004] ©1985
Series: Ken Burns' America collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Full screen versionView all editions and formats
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"Filmmaker Ken Burns presents the definitive portrait of this great lady of the American imagination, in a program that won nominations for both an Academy Award and an Emmy. Follow her life, from her creation by French sculptor Auguste Bartholdi, through her painstaking construction and accident-prone dedication in 1886. Interviews with ordinary Americans reveal a deep understanding of the unique place the statue  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Buddy Squires; Bernard A Weisberger; Geoffrey C Ward; David G McCullough; Paul Barnes; Florentine Films,; PBS Home Video,
ISBN: 1415702578 9781415702574
OCLC Number: 56623135
Language Note: English soundtrack; closed-captioned.
Notes: Full screen.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
Special features include: a conversation with Ken Burns; and, Ken Burns: making history.
Credits: Director and cinematographer, Ken Burns ; editor, Paul Barnes.
Performer(s): Narrated by David McCullough.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1; NTSC.
Contents: The idea takes shape --
The statue's forbears --
The site for the statue --
Funding the statue --
The statue's design --
Building the statue --
Displaying the arm and torch --
Eiffel plans the inner structure --
Planning the base in America --
Shipping the statue to America --
Raising the money --
Erecting the statue in America --
The statue unveiled, October 28, 1886 --
The promise of the statue --
The statue as a symbol --
Immigrants describe coming to America --
The statue as propaganda --
The Statue of Liberty and the meaning of freedom --
The threat to liberty --
The statue's birthday.
Series Title: Ken Burns' America collection.
Responsibility: a Florentine Films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; written by Bernard A. Weisberger and Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Buddy Squires and Ken Burns.

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"Filmmaker Ken Burns presents the definitive portrait of this great lady of the American imagination, in a program that won nominations for both an Academy Award and an Emmy. Follow her life, from her creation by French sculptor Auguste Bartholdi, through her painstaking construction and accident-prone dedication in 1886. Interviews with ordinary Americans reveal a deep understanding of the unique place the statue holds in our hearts"--Publisher's website.

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