Truman
(DVD) 

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Published
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, [2006].
ISBN
1415718008, 9781415718001
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (260 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in. 
Status
Barrington - Audiovisual Area (Main Floor)
(21-DAY LOAN) DVD B TRUMAN
1 available
Fox Point - DVD & Blu-Ray
DVD 973.918 T FPT
1 available
Warwick Public - DVD
History E 814 T78 2006
1 available

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LocationCall NumberStatus
Barrington - Audiovisual Area (Main Floor)(21-DAY LOAN) DVD B TRUMANOn Shelf
Fox Point - DVD & Blu-RayDVD 973.918 T FPTOn Shelf
Warwick Public - DVDHistory E 814 T78 2006On Shelf
Westerly - Media Room (Main Floor)B Truman DVDOn Shelf

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Published
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, [2006].
Format
DVD
Language
English
ISBN
1415718008, 9781415718001
UPC
841887052016

Notes

General Note
Originally broadcast on PBS as a segment of The American Experience on October 5, 1997.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematography by William B. McCullough, James Callanan, Roger Phenix; edited by Geof Bartz, Howard Sharp; music by Michael Bacon.
Participants/Performers
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.
Description
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.
Target Audience
MPAA Rating: Not rated; Canadian rating PG.
System Details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; stereo; [1.33:1] preserving the original television presentation aspect ratio.
Language
In English; close-captioned in English.

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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Grubin, D., & Robards, J. (2006). Truman . PBS Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Grubin, David and Jason. Robards. 2006. Truman. PBS Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Grubin, David and Jason. Robards. Truman PBS Home Video, 2006.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Grubin, David., and Jason Robards. Truman PBS Home Video, 2006.

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