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Title American experience. 1964 [videorecording] an Insignia Films production for American Experience ; written and directed by Stephen Ives ; produced by Amanda Pollack.

Publication Info. Arlington, VA : PBS, [2014?]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    973.923 NIN    Available
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, DVDs Non-Fiction    J 973.923 NIN    Staff Reported Missing
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Note Based on The last innocent year: America in 1964 by Jon Margolis.
Originally produced an episode of the television program in 2014.
Contents Birth of a new era -- The modern conservative movement -- The Beatles and Muhammad Ali -- The feminie mystique -- The great society -- Freedom summer -- The Republican National Convention -- The Harlem riots -- Finding the slain volunteers -- The Gulf of Tonkin resolution -- The free speech movement -- Johnson vs. Goldwater.
Credits Edited by George O'Donnell and Amy Foote ; original music by Peter Rundquist ; director of photography, Andrew Young.
Performer Narrated by Oliver Platt.
Summary It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater's campaign for the presidency; the year that Americans learned smoking was bad for their health and Cassius Clay became Mohammed Ali; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the assassination of their president. Based on The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964, the film will follow some of the most prominent figures of the time.
System Details DVD, widescreen; Region 1; 5.1 Surround.
Language English subtitle for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject Nineteen sixty-four, A.D.
United States -- History -- 1961-1969.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Platt, Oliver, narrator.
Ives, Stephen, screenwriter, television director.
Pollak, Amanda, television producer.
Margolis, Jon. Last innocent year.
Insignia Films, production company.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), film distributor.
Added Title 1964
Nineteen sixty-four
Nineteen hundred sixty-four
Nineteen hundred and sixty-four
American experience (Television program)
ISBN 9781608830411
Standard No. 841887020435
Music No. NSFO601 PBS

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