New York : Shanachie Entertainment, 1997.
1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.
Title from container.
Readings by Llian Neeson, Gabriel Byrne, Brenda Fricker, Aidan Quinn ; narrator, Kelly McGillis ; music, Mick Moloney.
Producers, Ellen Casey Wagner, Paul Wagner ; director, Paul Wagner ; writers, Paul Wagner, Kerby Miller ; director of photography, Erich Roland.
Originally broadcast on television in 1995.
Based on the book by Kerby Miller and Paul Wagner.
Examines the history of the seven million Irish who emigrated to America in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries including the causes of the exodus and the immigrant experience in the United States. Uses photographs, archival footage, manuscript material and interviews with Irish immigrants to describe their experiences and the profound influence they have had on American culture.
Story of Irish emigration to America