War letters : stories of courage, longing and sacrifice / a Robert Kenner Films production for American Experience ; producer, Robert Kenner ; writers, Robert Kenner, Paul Taylor ; director, Robert Kenner.

In every American conflict from the Revolution to the Persian Gulf War, American military men and women have captured the horror, pathos and intensity of battle by writing letters home. Collecting 50,000 war letters, using the most compelling and enlightening of the missives and newly discovered hom...

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Uniform Title:American experience.
Rovi Media Collection. Movies.
Rovi K-12 education materials.
Corporate Authors: PBS Home Video
WGBH Educational Foundation
Other Authors: Kenner, Robert, 1950-
Taylor, Paul
Allen, Joan, 1956-
Bridges, Jordan, 1973-
Gehrman, Chris
Hagiwara, Mike
McRaney, Gerald
Morales, Esai
Norton, Edward
Paxton, Bill
Pierce, David Hyde
Ribisi, Giovanni, 1974-
Sedgwick, Kyra
Spacey, Kevin
Stoltz, Eric
Turner, Lawrence
Vance, Courtney B.
Reichline, Neil
Feinstein, Leonard
Adler, Mark
Carroll, Andrew, 1969-
Language:English
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Closed-captioned.
Published: [Boston, Mass.] : WGBH Educational Foundation : PBS Home Video, [2001], ©2001.
Series:American experience.
Rovi Media Collection. Movies.
Rovi K-12 education materials.
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Physical Description:1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Format: Video DVD
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In every American conflict from the Revolution to the Persian Gulf War, American military men and women have captured the horror, pathos and intensity of battle by writing letters home. Collecting 50,000 war letters, using the most compelling and enlightening of the missives and newly discovered home movies, this tells the story of American wars from the viewpoint of the men and women on the frontlines and those who waited at home.
Note:Based on Andrew Carroll's New York Times bestseller "War letters: extraordinary correspondence from American wars."
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Call Number:CM8 D0049245 VideoDVD
ISBN:0793698316
9780793698318
1415711305 (Paramount : set)
9781415711309 (Paramount : set)
Credits:Director of photography, Neil Reichline ; editor, Leonard Feinstein ; music, Mark Adler.
System Details:DVD.
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Readers: Joan Allen, Jordan Bridges, Chris Gehrman, Mike Hagiwara, Gerald McRaney, Esai Morales, Edward Norton, Bill Paxton, David Hyde Pierce, Giovanni Ribisi, Kyra Sedgwick, Kevin Spacey, Eric Stoltz, Lawrence Turner, Courtney B. Vance.