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Author: Peter W KunhardtPhilip B KunhardtNancy SteinerKatie CouricEric FonerAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.?] : PBS Video, ©2003.
Series: Freedom, a history of US.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Part of a documentary series chronicling the epic journey of America's commitment to liberty and the idea of freedom. Episode 9: As the split widens between the rich and the poor, a new labor movement arises fighting for the rights of workers. Episode 10: The newly unveiled Statue of Liberty symbolizes all that is best in America, inspiring an era of reform and compassion. Looks at the work of Susan B. Anthony and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
History
Named Person: Susan B Anthony; John Muir; Ida M Tarbell; Jane Addams; John D Rockefeller; Jane Addams; Susan B Anthony; John Muir; John D Rockefeller; Ida M Tarbell
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter W Kunhardt; Philip B Kunhardt; Nancy Steiner; Katie Couric; Eric Foner; Joy Hakim; Kunhardt Productions.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); PBS Video.
ISBN: 0780642678 9780780642676
OCLC Number: 54466853
Notes: Based on the book series A history of US by Joy Hakim.
Originally presented as segments on the PBS television series Freedom : a history of US.
Credits: Executive producers, Peter W. Kunhardt, Sandra Sheppard ; senior producer, Dyllan McGee ; adapted & written by Philip B. Kunhardt III, Philip B. Kunhardt, Jr., Joy Hakim ; photography, Gregory Andracke ... [et al.] ; editors, Karen K.H. Sim, Michael Weingrad.
Performer(s): Host, Katie Couric ; commentary, Eric Foner.
Description: 1 videodisc (52 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; stereo.; region 1.
Contents: Episode 9 (26 min.): Are you a citizen if you can't vote? (1872-1876) --
Rise of labor (1885) --
Hard times (1893-1894) --
Speaking out (1912) --
Finally a statesman (1890s-1913). Episode 10 (26 min.): Lady Liberty (1886-1903) --
Telling it like it is (1890s-1902) --
America the beautiful (1867-1905) --
Raking muck (1900-1910) --
Hull House (1900-1931).
Series Title: Freedom, a history of US.
Other Titles: Yearning to breathe free
Freedom, a history of US.
Freedom, a history of US.
Freedom, a history of US (Television program)
Responsibility: a production of Kunhardt Productions and Thirteen/WNET New York ; produced & directed by Philip B. Kunhardt III, Nancy Steiner and Peter W. Kunhardt.

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Part of a documentary series chronicling the epic journey of America's commitment to liberty and the idea of freedom. Episode 9: As the split widens between the rich and the poor, a new labor movement arises fighting for the rights of workers. Episode 10: The newly unveiled Statue of Liberty symbolizes all that is best in America, inspiring an era of reform and compassion. Looks at the work of Susan B. Anthony and women's suffrage, child labor, John Muir, Ida Tarbell and her exposure of abuses by Rockefeller's Standard Oil, and Jane Addams, the first American social worker.

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