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The war that made America

Author: Eric StangeBen LoetermanGraham GreeneBrian KeaneSpy Pond Productions.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, [2006] ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This dramatic documentary, with full scale battles, elaborate sets, and a large cast, tells the fascinating story of three world powers - England, France and an alliance of Native American nations - whose struggles planted the seeds for the American Revolution. A central figure is George Washington, then a brash and ambitious young officer in his twenties hoping to make his reputation in the British military, whose  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
History
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Documentary
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Stange; Ben Loeterman; Graham Greene; Brian Keane; Spy Pond Productions.; WQED Multimedia.; PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 0793691281 9780793691289
OCLC Number: 1037215925
Language Note: In English. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a 4-part documentary television miniseries in 2005.
Special features: historians' footnotes for all 4 episodes (94 min. total).
"Enhanced for 16x9 televisions" -- Container.
"PBS Home Video Plus!" -- Packaging.
Credits: Original music, Brian Keane.
Performer(s): Presented by Graham Greene.
Description: 2 videodiscs (231 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; 5.1 surround.
Contents: Episode one. A country between (58 min.) / produced, directed and written by Eric Stange ; director of photography, Peter Pilafian ; edited by William A. Anderson --
episode two. Unlikely allies (58 min.) / produced, directed and written by Ben Loeterman ; director of photography, James Callanan ; edited by Peter Rhodes --
episode three. Turning the tide (58 min.) / produced, directed and written by Eric Stange ; director of photography, Peter Pilafian ; edited by William A. Anderson --
episode four. Unintended consequences (57 min.) / produced, directed and written by Ben Loeterman ; director of photography, James Callanan ; edited by Peter Rhodes.
Other Titles: Country between.
Unlikely allies.
Turning the tide.
Unintended consequences.
Responsibility: produced by The War That Made America, LLC ; Spy Pond Productions ; presented by WQED Multimedia, Pittsburgh.
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"This dramatic documentary, with full scale battles, elaborate sets, and a large cast, tells the fascinating story of three world powers - England, France and an alliance of Native American nations - whose struggles planted the seeds for the American Revolution. A central figure is George Washington, then a brash and ambitious young officer in his twenties hoping to make his reputation in the British military, whose blunders actually trigger the war. The series also highlights the critical and sophisticated role of Native Americans in the conflict between the English and the French" -- Container.

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