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Author: Alistair Cooke; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time-Life Films.
Publisher: New York : Time-Life Video ; Mamaroneck, N.Y. : Cine Magnetics Film & Video Laboratory, distributor, ©1972.
Series: America, a personal history of the United States, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes how merchant adventurers and social dissenters poured in from Elizabethan England to settle America's east coast. Explains that regional character evolved as Puritans, Pilgrims, and Quakers struggled with the rocky North while a landed gentry prospered in the highly productive feudal South.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alistair Cooke; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Time-Life Films.
OCLC Number: 10910113
Notes: Issued also as Beta 1/2 in. and U-matic 3/4 in. cassettes and as motion picture.
Credits: Photographer, Roynon Raikes ; cameramen, Ivor Richardson, Kenneth MacMillan ; film editor, David Thomas ; music adviser, Charles Chilton.
Performer(s): Alistair Cooke.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (52 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: America, a personal history of the United States, no. 2.
Responsibility: a BBC Television, Time-Life Films co-production ; written and narrated by Alistair Cooke ; directed by Ann Turner ; produced by Michael Gill.

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Describes how merchant adventurers and social dissenters poured in from Elizabethan England to settle America's east coast. Explains that regional character evolved as Puritans, Pilgrims, and Quakers struggled with the rocky North while a landed gentry prospered in the highly productive feudal South.

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