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The Resource The Presidents, Truman, a David Grubin Productions, Inc. film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written and produced by David Grubin, (videorecording)

The Presidents, Truman, a David Grubin Productions, Inc. film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written and produced by David Grubin, (videorecording)

Label
The Presidents, Truman
Title
The Presidents
Title part
Truman
Statement of responsibility
a David Grubin Productions, Inc. film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written and produced by David Grubin
Title variation
Harry Truman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of the unlikely rise of a gritty American original, Harry Truman. He was a farmer, a bankrupt businessman, an unknown politician from Missouri who suddenly found himself president. Of all the men who had held America's highest office, Harry Truman was the least prepared, but he would prove to be a surprise. Facing some of the biggest crises of the century, Truman would end the war with Germany, use the atomic bomb against Japan, confront an expanding Soviet Union and wage war in Korea-all while the woman he adored, his wife Bess, refused to stay in the White House and play the role of First Lady
Member of
Cataloging source
VPW
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Cinematography by William B. McCullough, James Callanan, Roger Phenix; edited by Geof Bartz, Howard Sharp; music by Michael Bacon
Intended audience
MPAA Rating: Not rated
Language note
In English; close-captioned in English
PerformerNote
Narrated by Jason Robards; commentators Victor G. Reuther, David McCullough, Vernon Jarrett, Alonzo Hamby, Charles Babcock, Sue Gentry, McKinley Wooden, Ruth Gruber, Ken Hechler, Walt Bodine, Wilbur D. Sparks, Patricia Hannegan Roll, Harry Byrd, Robert Jay Lifton, Robert J. Donovan, Walter LaFeber, Marshall D. Shulman, Barton Bernstein, George M. Elsey, Stuart Canin, Clark Clifford, Nelson Lichtenstein, Rex Scouten, Norwood C. Williams, Lucius D. Battle, Ellen W. Schrecker, Dorothy I. Height, Marian Norby, Vernon Walters, Edwin H. Simmons, Floyd M. Boring, Paul Hume
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Grubin, David
  • Robards, Jason
  • David Grubin Productions
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • PBS Home Video
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
257
Series statement
  • American Experience.
  • Presidents collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Truman, Harry S
  • Presidents
  • Legislators
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Presidents' spouses
  • Presidents
  • Biographical television programs
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Presidents, Truman, a David Grubin Productions, Inc. film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written and produced by David Grubin, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on PBS as a segment of The American Experience
  • DVD special feature Teacher's guide (PDF)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • Disc One Part One An Accident of Democracy
  • Introduction -- New life -- Opportunities -- War and peace -- Senator Truman
  • Part Two The Moon, Stars and All the Planets
  • Road to the White House -- New President -- End of the war -- Bomb -- Credits
  • (144 min.)
  • Disc Two Part Three Hell
  • Introduction -- Crisis at home -- Seeds of the Cold War -- New policies -- Truman defeats Dewey -- Korean War -- Truman vs. MacArthur -- Citizen Truman -- Credits
  • (116 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version
Extent
2 videodiscs (257 min.)
Isbn
9781415738474
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887052412
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
AMEX600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn244249453
  • (OCoLC)244249453
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Presidents, Truman, a David Grubin Productions, Inc. film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written and produced by David Grubin, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on PBS as a segment of The American Experience
  • DVD special feature Teacher's guide (PDF)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
  • Disc One Part One An Accident of Democracy
  • Introduction -- New life -- Opportunities -- War and peace -- Senator Truman
  • Part Two The Moon, Stars and All the Planets
  • Road to the White House -- New President -- End of the war -- Bomb -- Credits
  • (144 min.)
  • Disc Two Part Three Hell
  • Introduction -- Crisis at home -- Seeds of the Cold War -- New policies -- Truman defeats Dewey -- Korean War -- Truman vs. MacArthur -- Citizen Truman -- Credits
  • (116 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version
Extent
2 videodiscs (257 min.)
Isbn
9781415738474
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887052412
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
AMEX600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn244249453
  • (OCoLC)244249453
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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