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The Story of English. 8, The loaded weapon

Author: Robert MacNeil; MacNeil-Lehrer-Gannett Productions.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Films Incorporated.
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Films Inc., 1986.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : Beta : VHS tape : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Investigates the Irish influence on both the English and American dialects. Shows that in acquiring English as a second language, the Irish invested the tongue with certain seventeenth-century Irish characteristics.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert MacNeil; MacNeil-Lehrer-Gannett Productions.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Films Incorporated.
OCLC Number: 20522162
Notes: Title from data sheet.
Originally broadcast on PBS.
Credits: Camera, David South ; editor, Richard Spurway.
Performer(s): Hosted by Robert MacNeil.
Target Audience: Senior high school through college students and adults.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sound, color + 1 study guide
Other Titles: Loaded weapon
Responsibility: MacNeil-Lehrer-Gannett Productions/BBC ; producers, Peter Dale, John Pett.

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Investigates the Irish influence on both the English and American dialects. Shows that in acquiring English as a second language, the Irish invested the tongue with certain seventeenth-century Irish characteristics.

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