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The war

Author: Sarah BotsteinGeoffrey C WardKen BurnsLynn NovickKeith DavidAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment [distributor], [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Biography : NTSC color broadcast system   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
Documentary
Films for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Biography, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Botstein; Geoffrey C Ward; Ken Burns; Lynn Novick; Keith David; Tom Hanks; Josh Lucas; Bobby Cannavale; Samuel L Jackson; Eli Wallach; Adam Arkin; Kevin Conway; Rebecca Holtz; Carolyn McCormick; Robert Wahlberg; Buddy Squires; Paul Barnes; Erik Ewers; Tricia Reidy; Wynton Marsalis; American Lives II Film Project.; Florentine Films.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); PBS Home Video.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 141572749X 9781415727492
OCLC Number: 154042142
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast by PBS in 2007.
A seven-episode series.
Special features: Disc 1: "Making The war" featurette; commentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick; photo gallery; biographies; educational resources ; Disc 3: Commentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; Disc 6: Exclusive deleted scenes; additional interviews; educational resources.
Credits: Cinematography, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers, Tricia Reidy ; original music, Wynton Marsalis.
Performer(s): Narrated by Keith David, with Tom Hanks, Josh Lucas, Bobby Cannavale, Samuel L. Jackson, Eli Wallach, Adam Arkin, Kevin Conway, Rebecca Holtz, Carolyn McCormick, Robert Wahlberg.
Target Audience: TV-14; disturbing content, violence.
Description: 6 videodiscs (840 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, NTSC.
Contents: Disc 1. Necessary war --
disc 2. When things get tough ; Deadly calling --
disc 3. Pride of our nation --
disc 4. Fubar --
disc 5. Ghost front --
disc 6. World without war.
Other Titles: War (Television program : 2007)
In extraordinary times, there are no ordinary lives, 1941-1945
Responsibility: American Lives II Film Project, LLC. ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA Washington D.C. ; produced by Sarah Botstein ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.

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Tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America.

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