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Liberty! [videorecording] : the American Revolution / produced by Ellen Hovde, Muffie Meyer ; writer, Ronald Blumer ; directed by Ellen Hovde ; a production of KTCA-TV in association with Middlemarch Films, Inc. ; Twin Cities Public Television.

Hovde, Ellen. (Added Author). Meyer, Muffie. (Added Author). Blumer, Ronald H. (Added Author). Sawyer, Forrest. (Added Author). Rees, Roger, 1944-2015 (Added Author). Hoffman, Philip Seymour, 1967-2014 (Added Author). Garber, Victor (Added Author). Murphy, Donna. (Added Author). Bosco, Philip. (Added Author). Cullum, J. D. (Added Author). Carrick, John D. (John Donald), 1787-1837 (Added Author). Scott, Campbell. (Added Author). Mann, Terrence (Added Author). Hurwitz, Tom (Added Author). Herrmann, Edward, 1943-2014 (Added Author). Sachs, Sharon. (Added Author). Einhorn, Richard, 1952- (Added Author). O'Connor, Mark. (Added Author). Taylor, James, 1948- (Added Author). KTCA-TV (Television station : Saint Paul, Minn.) (Added Author). Middlemarch Films (Added Author). Twin Cities Public Television (Saint Paul, Minn.) (Added Author). PBS Home Video. (Added Author). Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).

Currently available copies

  • 4 out of 6 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Dougherty County Public Library. (Show copies)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Northwest Branch.

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1 current hold on 6 total copies.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 1415702179
  • ISBN: 9781415702178
  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (ca. 6 hr.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.?] : PBS Home Video ; 2004, c1997.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Special features : Who said what? : a trivia quiz ; Performance by James Taylor & Mark O'Connor, "Johnny has gone for a soldier."
Disc 1. The reluctant revolutionaries ; Blows must decide -- Disc. 2. The times that try men's souls ; Oh, fatal ambition -- Disc 3. The world turned upside down ; Are we to be a nation?
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Tom Hurwitz ; narrator, Edward Herrmann ; editor, Sharon Sachs ; music, Richard Einhorn, Mark O'Connor.
Participant or Performer:
Host, Forrest Sawyer ; actors include Roger Rees, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Victor Garber, Donna Murphy, Philip Bosco, J.D. Cullum, Peter Donaldson, Roger Rees, Campbell Scott, Terrence Mann.
Summary, etc.:
A documentary of the American Revolution. Chronicles events leading up to the war, the revolution, and the writing of the Constitution. Features dramatic readings from letters and diaries of the period, comments by historians, and live-action recreations.
Target Audience:
Not rated; Canadian Home Video rating: PG.
System Details:
DVD, region 1, NTSC, full screen; Dolby Digital surround stereo.
English language; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject: United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783.
United States > History > Confederation, 1783-1789.
Constitutional history > United States.
Genre: Documentary television programs > United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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