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

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

Label
Truman
Title
Truman
Statement of responsibility
a David Grubin Productions, Inc. film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written and produced by David Grubin
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
BKX
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography by William B. McCullough, James Callanan, Roger Phenix; edited by Geof Bartz, Howard Sharp; music by Michael Bacon
Dewey number
973.918
Intended audience
MPAA Rating: Not rated; Canadian rating PG
Language note
In English; closed-captioned in English
LC call number
E814
LC item number
.T78 2006
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
Runtime
260
Series statement
American experience Television program
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Truman, a David Grubin Productions, Inc. film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written and produced by David Grubin, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast on PBS as a segment of The American Experience on October 5, 1997
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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 Parth 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.)
Control code
ocm63200530
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (260 min.)
Isbn
9781415718001
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887052016
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
705201
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o63200530
  • (OCoLC)63200530
System details
DVD; stereo; [1.33:1] preserving the original television presentation aspect ratio; Region 1, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Truman, a David Grubin Productions, Inc. film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written and produced by David Grubin, (DVD)
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast on PBS as a segment of The American Experience on October 5, 1997
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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 Parth 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.)
Control code
ocm63200530
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (260 min.)
Isbn
9781415718001
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887052016
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
705201
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o63200530
  • (OCoLC)63200530
System details
DVD; stereo; [1.33:1] preserving the original television presentation aspect ratio; Region 1, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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