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Wheels of fortune

Author: John F SeiberlingDavid GiffelsSteve LoveDebbie Van TasselGeorge W KnepperAll authors
Publisher: [Akron, Ohio : University of Akron], ©1998.
Series: University of Akron Forum series.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Uses dramatic monologues, pre-recorded interviews, archival film and video clips and presentations by local historians, authors, political figures, executives and employees of Akron's rubber companies and their families, and the families of their founders, to demonstrate how the birth, growth, and decline of the great rubber companies contributed to the economic, social, and political history of the city of Akron,  Read more...
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Named Person: Steve Love
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John F Seiberling; David Giffels; Steve Love; Debbie Van Tassel; George W Knepper; Kathleen L Endres; Frances McGovern; Frank Kelley; Dave Lieberth; Susan Kirkman; Jerry O'Niel; Matt Contessa; Tom Lukes; University of Akron.; Time Warner, Inc.
OCLC Number: 41269604
Credits: Produced & written by Dave Lieberth ; television director, Tom Lukes.
Performer(s): Hosted by Dave Lieberth ; presenters include: Frances McGovern, John Seiberling, Jerry O'Neil, George Knepper, Debbie Van Tassell, Susan Kirkman, Steve Love, David Giffels, Kathleen Endres, Matt Contessa, Ray Dove, Frank Kelley, and representatives of the rubber companies and their employees, the families of their founders, the City of Akron, The Beacon journal, and The University of Akron.
Event notes: Live recording of a program presented at the E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, The University of Akron, on Nov. 24, 1998, celebrating the publication of the book of the same title by Steve Love and David Giffels.
Description: 2 videocassettes (ca. 212 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in. + 1 program ([2] p. ; 28 cm.)
Details: VHS format.
Contents: [Pt. 1.] program 1. Rubber's roots ; First families of rubber --
program 2. The publication ; The rubberworkers --
[pt. 2.] program 3. The 1930's; The 1940's ; Polymer science --
program 4. The transition years ; The last decades of the Rubber Century.
Series Title: University of Akron Forum series.
Other Titles: Beacon journal.
Responsibility: presented by Time Warner Cable ; with support of The University of Akron and the Beacon Journal ; a production of Time Warner Cable ; produced & written by Dave Lieberth ; television director, Tom Lukes.

Abstract:

Uses dramatic monologues, pre-recorded interviews, archival film and video clips and presentations by local historians, authors, political figures, executives and employees of Akron's rubber companies and their families, and the families of their founders, to demonstrate how the birth, growth, and decline of the great rubber companies contributed to the economic, social, and political history of the city of Akron, Ohio, and to tell how the book, Wheels of fortune, came to be.

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