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The Resource Panama Canal : gateway to the American century, Insignia Films for WGBH Boston ; directed by Stephen Ives ; produced by Amanda Pollak ; written by Michelle Ferrari, (videorecording)

Panama Canal : gateway to the American century, Insignia Films for WGBH Boston ; directed by Stephen Ives ; produced by Amanda Pollak ; written by Michelle Ferrari, (videorecording)

Label
Panama Canal : gateway to the American century
Title
Panama Canal
Title remainder
gateway to the American century
Statement of responsibility
Insignia Films for WGBH Boston ; directed by Stephen Ives ; produced by Amanda Pollak ; written by Michelle Ferrari
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On August 15th, 1914, the Panama Canal opened, connecting the world's two largest oceans and signaling America's emergence as a global superpower. Using an extraordinary archive of photographs and footage, interviews with canal workers, and firsthand accounts of life in the Canal Zone, this documentary unravels the remarkable story of one of the world's most significant technological achievements
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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American experience (Television program).
Credits note
Editor, George O'Donnell ; music, Peter Rundquist ; director of photography, Andrew Young
Dewey number
972.8705
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned (SDH: subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing)
PerformerNote
Narrator, Michael Murphy
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1938-
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  • Ives, Stephen
  • Ferrari, Michelle
  • Murphy, Michael
  • Insignia Films
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Runtime
80
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Panama Canal (Panama)
Technique
live action
Label
Panama Canal : gateway to the American century, Insignia Films for WGBH Boston ; directed by Stephen Ives ; produced by Amanda Pollak ; written by Michelle Ferrari, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast on television as an episode of American experience
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn690030693
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (80 min.)
Isbn
9781608833948
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887013970
Other physical details
sd., col. w/b&w sequences
Publisher number
AMX62302
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781608833948
System details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen; 5.1 surround sound
Terms governing use
For private home use noly.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Panama Canal : gateway to the American century, Insignia Films for WGBH Boston ; directed by Stephen Ives ; produced by Amanda Pollak ; written by Michelle Ferrari, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast on television as an episode of American experience
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn690030693
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (80 min.)
Isbn
9781608833948
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887013970
Other physical details
sd., col. w/b&w sequences
Publisher number
AMX62302
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781608833948
System details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen; 5.1 surround sound
Terms governing use
For private home use noly.
Video recording format
DVD

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