[New York?] : CBS News ; Chatsworth, CA : Woodhaven Entertainment, c2004..
1 videodisc (ca. 50 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
You are there ; set #2, [v.1]
DVD; Dolby Digital.
Title from container.
Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
The emancipation Proclamation: edited by James D. Ballas ; director of photography, Ed Fitzgerald ; directed by Bernard Girard ; produced by James Fonda ; written by Howard Rodman.
The Gettysburg address: written by Leslie Slote ; directed by Sidney Lumet ; produced by Charles W. Russell.
Originally aired on television as an episode of the CBS TV series in 1955.
"All events reported and seen are based on historic fact and quotation"--Film at end of credits.
The Emancipation Proclamation: January 1st, 1863. One hundred days ago, President Abraham Lincoln issued an ultimatum to the South - either lay down your arms or set all slaves free. Tensions are building and the President must make a crucial decision. The Ohio volunteers, slaves and abolitionists pray for the emancipation.
The Gettysburg address: November 19th, 1863. President Abraham Lincoln is set to address a crowd in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania to dedicate a cemetery memorializing the Union soldiers who died in battle. Prior to the speech, both northerners and southerners, including one of Grant's generals, General Sherman and the President of the Confederacy, Jefferson Davis voice their conflicting opinions about the war and what they anticipate will be said by Lincoln.
Emancipation Proclamation -- Gettysburg address.
Abraham Lincoln's great moments
You are there (Television program)