Fighting for freedom [videorecording] : Revolution & Civil War / Thirteen WNET New York ; producers, Philip B. Kunhardt III, Nancy Steiner, and Peter W. Kunhardt ; adapted and written by Philip B. Kunhardt III, Philip B. Kunhardt, Jr., and Joy Hakim ; directors, Philip B. Kunhardt III, Nancy Steiner, and Peter W. Kunhardt
- Additional Titles:
- Revolution & Civil War
- [Place of publication not identified] : Kunhardt Productions, 
[Place of publication not identified] : Distributed by PBS Home Video.
- Copyright Date:
- Physical Description:
- 1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Creators:
- Kunhardt, Philip B., 1951-
Kunhardt, Peter W.
Kunhardt, Philip B.
Goodman, John, 1952-
Pitt, Brad, 1963-
Gere, Richard, 1949-
Irons, Jeremy, 1948-
Hopkins, Anthony, 1937-
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
PBS Home Video
- Language Note:
- pt. 1. Independence -- pt. 2. Revolution -- pt. 3. A fatal contradiction -- pt. 4. A war to end slavery.
- British subjects convinced that Great Britain is trying to take away their freedoms fight the Revolutionary War. America founded on the belief that all persons might be free, with a glaring contradiction. The conflict with slavery lead to the Civil War.
- Audience Notes:
- MPAA rating: Not rated.
- Title from container.
Based on the book series A History of US by Joy Hakim, published by Oxford University Press.
Special features: "America the beautiful" performed by Keb' Mo'.
- Creation/Production Credits Note:
- Editors, Chad Goslee, Jane Rizzo, Karen K.H. Sim, Michael Weingard, and Emily Williams ; original score by Robert Kessler and Ethan Neuburg.
- Participant/Performer Note:
- Featuring the voices of: Philip Bosco, John Goodman, Brad Pitt, Chevy Chase, Richard Gere, Martin Sheen, Michael Caine, Stanley Tucci, Jeremy Irons, Tom Hanks, Kevin Kline, Meryl Streep, Anthony Hopkins, Billy Bush, Raoul Trujillo, Kevin Spacey, Ralph Fiennes, Ving Rhames, Michael Douglas, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, Samuel L. Jackson, Fred Owens, Matthew McConaughey, Dabnye Coleman, Whoopi Goldberg, John Siegenthaler, Morgan Freeman, Stacey Keach, Dennis Quaid, Robin Williams, Glenn Close, Robert Redford, Al Roker.
- Technical Details:
- DVD, Dolby surround stereo., Region 1 encoding.
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