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The War of 1812 [videorecording] /
a production of WNED-TV and Florentine Films/Hott Productions, Inc. ; in association with WETA ; a film by Lawrence Hott and Diane Garey ; written by Ken Chowder.
imprint
[United States] : PBS Home Video, 2011.
description
1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 segment descriptions sheet.
ISBN
1608834956, 9781608834952
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[United States] : PBS Home Video, 2011.
isbn
1608834956
9781608834952
standard identifier
841887014984
publisher #
WARO601
credits note
Cinematography, Stephen McCarthy ; music, Judy Hyman.
general note
Originally broadcast on PBS.
Segment descriptions sheet inserted inside case.
local note
SCAR copy is licensed for classroom use.
performer
Narrator, Joe Mantegna.
abstract
A two-hour documentary looking at this important historic event from several perspectives: the American, Canadian, British and Native American. Includes stunning reenactments, evocative animation, and incisive commentary by major historians, authors, and experts.
language note
English subtitles for the hearing impaired.
catalogue key
8398348
technical details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen; stereo.
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School Library Journal, December 2011
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"The War of 1812" is a two-hour documentary looking at this important historic event from several perspectives, the American, Canadian, British and Native America. The program will have some limited but very well done reenactments and major historians, authors and experts.

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