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Thomas Jefferson

Author: Ken BurnsSam WaterstonOssie DavisGeoffrey C WardWETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video, [2004], ©1997.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the life of Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence.
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Genre/Form: Biographical televsion programs
Biographical television programs
Biography
Films for the hearing impaired
DVD-Video discs
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Sam Waterston; Ossie Davis; Geoffrey C Ward; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); Florentine Films.; American Lives Film Project.; PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 1415702586 9781415702581 9781531701338 1531701337
OCLC Number: 56530022
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Special features: Ken Burns, making history -- A conversation with Ken Burns.
Credits: Editors, Paul Barnes, Kevin Kertscher ; cinematography, Allen Moore [and others].
Performer(s): Narrator: Ossie Davis; voices: Sam Waterston, Philip Bosco, Blythe Danner, Amy Madigan, Michael Potts.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 180 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; full screen presentation; Dolby surround stereo.
Contents: The Declaration of Independence and the new nation / Eric Slauter --
Jefferson's conception of republican government / Ari Helo --
Notes on the state of Virginia and the Jeffersonian West / Thomas Hallock --
Jefferson and Native Americans : policy and archive / Gordon M. Sayre --
Race and slavery in the era of Jefferson / Douglas R. Egerton --
Jefferson's people : slavery at Monticello / Lucia Stanton --
Jefferson, science, and the Enlightenment / Timothy Sweet --
Thomas Jefferson and the creation of the American architectural image / Richard Guy Wilson --
The politics of pedagogy : Thomas Jefferson and the education of a democratic citizenry / Darren Staloff --
Jefferson and religion : private belief, public policy / Richard Samuelson --
Jefferson and the language of friendship / Andrew Burstein --
Jefferson and Adams : friendship and the power of the letter / Joanne B. Freeman --
The resonance of minds : Thomas Jefferson and James Madison in the republic of letters / Annette Gordon-Reed --
Jefferson and the democratic future / Douglas Anderson.
Responsibility: a film by Ken Burns ; a production of Florentine Films, in association with WETA-TV, Washington ; American Lives Film Project ; produced by Ken Burns, Camilla Rockwell ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward.

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Examines the life of Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence.

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