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Taking back our town

Author: Monte StettinSusanna StyronBridget TerrySam PillsburyLaura InnesAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Starlight Home Entertainment, ©2002.
Series: Starlight signature series.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A housewife and an elderly woman believe that the industrial plants in their town are health hazards. They fight for what they believe to be true at the risk of destroying their own personal lives. Based on the true story of the group of women who banded together to defeat Shintech's plans to build a vinyl chloride monomer-polyvinyl chloride complex at Convent, LA. The cards were stacked against the women as the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Made-for-TV movies
Fiction television programs
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Monte Stettin; Susanna Styron; Bridget Terry; Sam Pillsbury; Laura Innes; Ruby Dee; Chris Bauer; Myndy Crist; Hallee Hirsh; Davenia McFadden; Kate Norby; Jake Fritz; Schreckinger Communications Co.; Hearst Entertainment (Firm); Starlight Home Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 51762905
Notes: Based on a true story.
Originally broadcast in 2001 on the Lifetime Network.
Includes biographies, credits.
Credits: Music, Peter Rodgers Melnick ; editor, Pamela Malouf ; director of photography, James Bartle.
Cast: Laura Innes, Ruby Dee, Chris Bauer, Myndy Crist, Hallee Hirsch, Davenia McFadden, Kate Norby, Jake Fritz.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (92 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Series Title: Starlight signature series.
Responsibility: teleplay by Monte Stettin and Susanna Styron & Bridget Terry ; directed by Sam Pillsbury ; Schreckinger Communications Co. Inc. in association with Hearst Entertainment.

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A housewife and an elderly woman believe that the industrial plants in their town are health hazards. They fight for what they believe to be true at the risk of destroying their own personal lives. Based on the true story of the group of women who banded together to defeat Shintech's plans to build a vinyl chloride monomer-polyvinyl chloride complex at Convent, LA. The cards were stacked against the women as the governor, the Louisiana Association of Business & Industry (Baton Rouge), and even the state Department of Environmental Quality take Shintech's side.

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