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The Resource The American future : a history, Simon Schama ; British Broadcasting Corporation, (videorecording)

The American future : a history, Simon Schama ; British Broadcasting Corporation, (videorecording)

Label
The American future : a history
Title
The American future
Title remainder
a history
Statement of responsibility
Simon Schama ; British Broadcasting Corporation
Title variation
Simon Schama's The American future
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After 9/11, after Katrina, Enron and Baghdad, the robustness of American optimism is struggling to reassert itself against the sobering reality of military frustration and domestic anxieties. This is an America grappling with an un-American sense of its own limits. Turning to fascinating moments in American history to understand the present, connecting legendary presences such as Thomas Jefferson, Henry Ford, and others with contemporary soldiers, businessmen, truckers and politicians. The United States, past and present, facing its moment of truth
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
973.93
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
E178
LC item number
.A44 2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schama, Simon
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • BBC Video (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
240
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Optimism
  • Scandals
Technique
live action
Label
The American future : a history, Simon Schama ; British Broadcasting Corporation, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/war1000045825d.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Documentary
  • Title from container
  • Originally broadcast on BBC television in 2008
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn276949158
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (240 min.)
Isbn
9781419877414
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929050499
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1000045825
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)276949158
System details
DVD, widescreen; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The American future : a history, Simon Schama ; British Broadcasting Corporation, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/war1000045825d.gif
Publication
Note
  • Documentary
  • Title from container
  • Originally broadcast on BBC television in 2008
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn276949158
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (240 min.)
Isbn
9781419877414
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929050499
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1000045825
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)276949158
System details
DVD, widescreen; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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