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Woodrow Wilson

Author: Carl BykerMitch WilsonWGBH Educational Foundation.PBS Home Video.KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.)All authors
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : PBS Home Video, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using photos, letters, newsreels, archival footage and beautifully filmed reenactments, this program tells the story of a professor who became one of America's greatest presidents. It's the tale of an emotionally complex man who craved affection and demanded unquestioned loyalty. And it's a fascinating portrait of a towering intellectual, one who appeared to espouse unwavering moral principles but who nonetheless  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Woodrow Wilson; Woodrow Wilson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Byker; Mitch Wilson; WGBH Educational Foundation.; PBS Home Video.; KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.); Red Hill Productions.
ISBN: 0780638336 9780780638334
OCLC Number: 50637897
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Bonus features: Mini documentaries on race relations, women's suffrage, labor rights, and more; profiles of key figures in Wilson's life; interviews with the filmmakers and scholars; plus Jacob Riis photo gallery; World War I poster art gallery; a scholars' forum on Wilson's legacy.
Credits: Cinematography, Mitch Wilson ; music by David Vanacore & Victor Vanacore. Part 1: produced by Carl Byker, David Mrazek & Isaac Mizrahi ; co-produced by John Mora, Teresa Fitzgerald & Richard Kassebaum ; edited by Isaac Mizrahi. Part 2: produced by Carl Byker, David Mrazek & Richard Kassebaum ; co-produced by John Mora & Teresa Fitzgerald ; edited by Victor Livingston & Isaac Mizrahi.
Cast: Narrated by Linda Hunt ; voices: Rene Auberjonois, Blair Brown, Laura Linney, Eric Stoltz, Marion Ross.
Description: 2 videodiscs (180 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: pt. 1. A passionate man. (ca. 80 min.) --
pt. 2. The redemption of the world. (ca. 84 min.)
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a KCET Hollywood Production in association with Red Hill Productions for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; directed by Carl Byker & Mitch Wilson ; written by Carl Byker & David Mrazek .

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Using photos, letters, newsreels, archival footage and beautifully filmed reenactments, this program tells the story of a professor who became one of America's greatest presidents. It's the tale of an emotionally complex man who craved affection and demanded unquestioned loyalty. And it's a fascinating portrait of a towering intellectual, one who appeared to espouse unwavering moral principles but who nonetheless shredded civil liberties during wartime and withheld support of civil rights and women's suffrage.

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