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Title Death and the Civil War [videorecording] / a Steeplechase Films production for American Experience ; produced by Robin Espinola, Bonnie Lafave, Ric Burns ; written and directed by Ric Burns.

Imprint [United States] : PBS Distribution, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    973.71 DEA    Staff Reported Missing
Description 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the book "This Republic of suffering" by Drew Gilpin Faust.
Subtitle on container: How the unthinkable became unforgettable.
Credits Editor, Li-Shin Yu ; cinematography, Buddy Squires, Stephen McCarthy, Allen Moore ; music, Brian Keane.
Performer Narrated by Oliver Platt ; voices, James Cromwell, Keith David, Josh Hamilton, Gene Jones, Robert Sean Leonard, Amy Madigan, Elizabeth Marvel, Aleksa Palladino, Stark Sands.
Event Originally broadcast as an episode of American Experience by PBS, Sept. 18, 2012.
Summary Based on the best-selling book by Drew Gilpin Faust, this film will explore how the American Civil War created a 'republic of suffering' and will chart the far-reaching social, political, and social changes brought about by the pervasive presence and fear of death during the Civil War.
Audience TV rating: TV14.
System Details DVD ; Region 1, NTSC ; widescreen ; 5.1. surround.
Language In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject Faust, Drew Gilpin -- Television adaptations.
Death -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Death -- United States -- Psychological aspects -- History -- 19th century.
Burial -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Burial -- United States -- Psychological aspects -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Psychological aspects.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Influence.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Historical television programs.
Television adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Espinola, Robin producer.
Lafave, Bonnie, producer.
Burns, Ric producer, screenwriter, director.
Platt, Oliver narrator.
Cromwell, James.
David, Keith.
Hamilton, Josh.
Leonard, Robert Sean, 1969-
Madigan, Amy.
Marvel, Elizabeth.
Palladino, Aleksa, 1980-
Sands, Stark.
Squires, Buddy.
McCarthy, Stephen (Cinematographer)
Moore, Allen.
Keane, Brian.
Faust, Drew Gilpin. This Republic of suffering.
Steeplechase Films Inc.
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Added Title American experience (Television program)
ISBN 9781608837595
Standard No. 841887017626
Music No. DECW601 PBS

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