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Title Chasing the moon [videorecording] / a film by Robert Stone ; producers, Daniel Aegerter, Keith Haviland, Ray Rothrock ; written, produced and directed by Robert Stone ; a Robert Stone production for American Experience in association with Arte France ; a production of WGBH Boston.

Publication Info. [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2019]


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 PAS La Pintoresca Branch DVD    CITIZENSHIP 629.454 CHA    DUE 11-30-20
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
1 copy being processed for PAS La Pintoresca Branch On Order.
Description 3 videodiscs (approximately 6.5 hr.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
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System Details DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (16x9) presentation, 5.1 surround.
Language In English; with optional Eglish subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Performer Featuring, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins, Frank Borman, Bill Anders, Sergei Khrushchev, Poppy Northcutt, Ed Dwight.
Credits Editors, Lindy Jankura, Robert Stone ; music, Gary Lionelli.
Note Widescreen.
Originally broadcast in 2019 as three episodes of the PBS television series American Experience.
Special features: Making Chasing the moon : interview with Robert Stone (11 min.); Making Chasing the moon : behind the scenes with film crew (14 min.).
Audience Rating: NR.
Summary Chasing the moon reimagines the race to the moon for a new generation, upending much of the mythology surrounding the effort. The series recasts the Space Age as scientific innovation, political calculation, media spectacle, visionary impulses and personal drama. Utilizing overlooked and lost archival material, the film features a cast of characters who played key roles in these historic events.
Contents Disc 1: Episode/Part 1: A place beyond the sky: Cosmic quest -- Sputnik -- Wernher von Braun -- Missile program -- First man in space -- Kennedy's dilemma -- Cape Canaveral -- Media in the space race -- Ed Dwight -- Politics of space -- The mercury guys -- Kennedy's assassination --
Disc 2: Episode 2/Part 2: Earthrise: Selling the space program -- Extra-vehicular activity -- Earth orbit rendezvous -- Apollo 1 -- Investigating Apollo 1 -- Saturn 5 -- Poppy Northcutt -- Apollo 8 -- Approaching the moon -- Earth rising -- The incredible year '68 --
Disc 3: Episode 3/Part 3: Magnificent desolation: Public perception -- The Apollo 11 crew -- Cocoa Beach -- The launch -- News coverage -- Descent to the lunar surface -- Man on the moon -- Planting the flag -- Return to Earth -- World tour -- The future of space.
Subject Astronautics and state -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Aeronautics and state -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Project Apollo (U.S.) -- History.
Space flight -- History -- 20th century.
Space race.
Outer space -- Exploration -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Science television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Stone, Robert, 1958- screenwriter, television producer, television director.
Aegerter, Daniel, television producer.
Haviland, Keith, 1958- television producer.
Rothrock, Ray A., television producer.
Aldrin, Buzz, on-screen participant.
Collins, Michael, 1930- on-screen participant.
Borman, Frank, 1928 March 14- on-screen participant.
Anders, William A. (William Alison), 1933- on-screen participant.
Khrushchev, Sergeń≠, on-screen participant.
Northcutt, Poppy, 1943- on-screen participant.
Dwight, Edward, Jr., 1933- on-screen participant.
Von Braun, Wernher, 1912-1977, on-screen participant.
Robert Stone Productions, production company.
American Experience Films, production company.
ARTE France, production company.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), broadcaster.
PBS Distribution (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Contained in (work): American experience (Television program)
ISBN 9781531709419
Standard No. 841887041164
00841887041164 gtin-14
0841887041164 $35
Music No. AE61703 PBS
12328242 Midwest Tape

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