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The war that made America

Author: Laura FisherDeborah AcklinEric StangeBen LoetermanGraham GreeneAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, [2006] ©2006
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen formatView all editions and formats
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"This dramatic documentary, with full scale battles, elaborate sets, and a large cast, tells the fascinating story of three world powers - England, France and an alliance of Native American nations - whose struggles planted the seeds for the American Revolution. A central figure is George Washington, then a brash and ambitious young officer in his twenties hoping to make his reputation in the British military, whose  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary television programs
Television programs for the hearing impaired
History
Documentary
DVD-Video discs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Fisher; Deborah Acklin; Eric Stange; Ben Loeterman; Graham Greene; William A Anderson; Peter Rhodes; Peter Pilafian; James Callanan; Brian Keane; Virginia Johnson; Katha Seidman; Elise Viola; Rebecca Brown; French and Indian War 250, Inc.,; War That Made America Productions,; Spy Pond Productions,; WQED Multimedia,; Ben Loeterman Productions,; PBS Home Video,
ISBN: 0793691281 9780793691289
OCLC Number: 62893275
Language Note: In English ; Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a 4-part documentary television miniseries in 2005.
"Enhanced for 16x9 televisions"--Container.
"PBS Home Video Plus!"--Packaging.
Special features: Historians' footnotes for all 4 episodes (94 min. total).
Credits: Edited by William A. Anderson, Peter Rhodes ; director of photography, Peter Pilafian, James Callanan ; original music, Brian Keane ; costume designer, Virginia Johnson ; production designer, Katha Seidman ; art director, Elise Viola ; set designer, Rebecca Brown.
Performer(s): Presented by Graham Greene.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 240 min.) : DVD video, sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; stereo.
Contents: Episode one. A country between (58 min.) / produced, directed and written by Eric Stange --
episode two. Unlikely allies (58 min.) / produced, directed and written by Ben Loeterman --
episode three. Turning the tide (58 min.) / produced, directed and written by Eric Stange --
episode four. Unintended consequences (57 min.) / produced, directed and written by Ben Loeterman.
Other Titles: Country between.
Unlikely allies.
Turning the tide.
Unintended consequences.
War that made America (Television program)
War that made America :
Story of the French and Indian War
Responsibility: executive producer, Laura Fisher ; executive producer, Deborah Acklin ; French and Indian War 250, Inc. and the War That Made America Productions, LLC ; Spy Pond Productions ; presented by WQED Multimedia, Pittsburgh ; Ben Loeterman Productions, Inc.
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"This dramatic documentary, with full scale battles, elaborate sets, and a large cast, tells the fascinating story of three world powers - England, France and an alliance of Native American nations - whose struggles planted the seeds for the American Revolution. A central figure is George Washington, then a brash and ambitious young officer in his twenties hoping to make his reputation in the British military, whose blunders actually trigger the war. The series also highlights the critical and sophisticated role of Native Americans in the conflict between the English and the French"--Container.

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