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Title Command and control [videorecording] / Robert Kenner Films ; produced by Robert Kenner, Melissa Robledo, Mark Samels, Eric Schlosser ; story by Brian Pearle and Kim Roberts ; screenplay by Robert Kenner & Eric Schlosser ; directed by Robert Kenner.

Publication Info. [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2017]
[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2017]
Theatrical version: ©2016
Extended version: ©2017


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    677.02862 COM    DUE 06-24-21
Description 1 videodisc (210 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in. stamping rda
Description digital optical 5.1 surround rda
NTSC rda
video file region 1 rda
DVD video
Motion pictures lcgft
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (16x9) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language English dialogue with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Credits Music by Mark Adler ; edited by Kim Roberts ; directors of photography, Paul Goldsmith, Jay Redmond.
Performer Interviewees, Rodney Holder, Allan Childers, Eric Schlosser, Bob Peurifoy, Bill Stevens, Dave Powell, Jeffrey Plumb, Harold Brown, David Pryor, Skip Rutherford, Bud Laumer, Col. Jon Moser, Col. Ben Scallorn, Sid King, Mona Harper, Sam Hutto, James Sandaker, Greg Devlin.
Note Based on "Command and control" by Eric Schlosser.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2016, later broadcast as an episode of the television series American experience.
Includes both the "theatrical version" (approximately 90 min.) and the "extended American Experience version" (approximately 120 min.).
Widescreen (16x9)
Summary The film tells the story of a 1980 accident at a Titan II missile complex in Damascus, Arkansas, in minute-by-minute detail through the accounts of Air Force personnel, weapon designers, and first responders who were there, revealing the incredible chain of events that brought America to the brink of nuclear disaster.
Audience Rating: TV-PG.
Contents Theatrical version (90 min.) -- Extended broadcast version (120 min.)
Subject Nuclear weapons -- Accidents -- Arkansas -- History.
Nuclear weapons -- Accidents -- United States -- History.
United States. Air Force. Strategic Air Command. Strategic Missile Wing, 308th -- History.
Titan (Missile) -- History.
Nuclear weapons -- Safety measures.
Nuclear weapons -- Government policy -- United States.
Weapons of mass destruction -- United States.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Kenner, Robert, 1950- film producer, film director, screenwriter.
Robledo, Melissa, film producer.
Samels, Mark, film producer.
Schlosser, Eric, screenwriter, film producer.
Adler, Mark, composer (expression)
Roberts, Kim (Motion picture editor), editor of moving image work.
Goldsmith, Paul (Cinematographer), director of photography.
Redmond, Jay, director of photography.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Schlosser, Eric. Command and control.
Robert Kenner Films, production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), publisher.
Added Title American experience. Command and control
Command & control
Contained in (work): American experience (Television program)
ISBN 9781627897839
Standard No. 841887029209
00841887029209 gtin-14
Music No. AMX62810 PBS

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