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|Genre/Form:||Documentary television programs|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ken Burns; Buddy Squires; Bernard A Weisberger; Geoffrey C Ward; David G McCullough; Florentine Films.; PBS Home Video.
|Language Note:||Closed captioned.|
|Notes:||Originally produced as a motion picture in 1985.
Special features include: a conversation with Ken Burns; and, Ken Burns: making history.
|Credits:||Edited by Paul Barnes.|
|Performer(s):||Narrated by David McCullough.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD; Dolby digital surround; 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 Squiers and Ken Burns.|