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

Hovde, Ellen. (Added Author). Meyer, Muffie. (Added Author). Sawyer, Forrest. (Added Author). Herrmann, Edward. (Added Author). Rees, Roger, 1944- (Added Author). Hoffman, Philip Seymour, 1967- (Added Author). Garber, Victor. (Added Author). Murphy, Donna. (Added Author). Twin Cities Public Television (Saint Paul, Minn.) (Added Author). Middlemarch Films. (Added Author). PBS Home Video. (Added Author). Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Town of Orford Libraries.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Orford Free Library A DVD LIB Disc 1 34446000087242 New adult items Available -
Orford Free Library A DVD LIB Disc 2 34446000087275 New adult items Available -
Orford Free Library A DVD LIB Disc 3 34446000087267 New adult items Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1415702179
  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (ca. 6 hr.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen version.
  • Publisher: [United States] : PBS Home Video ; c2004.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a six-hour television series in 1997.
"...Presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original television exhibition"--Container.
Special features: scene selection; Who said what? A trivia quiz; performance by James Taylor & Mark O'Connor "Johnny has gone for a soldier."
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1, pt. I. The reluctant revolutionaries ; pt. II. Blows must decide -- Disc 2, pt. III. The times that try men's souls ; pt. IV. Oh, fatal ambition -- Disc 3, pt. V. The world turned upside down ; pt. VI. Are we to be a nation?
Participant or Performer Note:
Forrest Sawyer, host ; Edward Herrmann, narrator ; with dramatic performances by Roger Rees, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Victor Garber, Donna Murphy and other featured actors.
Summary, etc.:
Liberty! is a documentary about the American Revolution and the United States' fight for freedom. It chronicles the events leading up to the declaration of war and the lasting effects these events had on shaping the country today.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, Dolby surround.
Language Note:
Close captioned for the hearing impaired.
Awards Note:
Winner of the Peabody Award.
Subject: United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Campaigns.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Causes.
United States > History > Confederation, 1783-1789.

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