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You are there. America grows up [videorecording] / CBS Broadcasting, compilation ; CBS News
DVDs DVDs | Woodhaven Entertainment | c2004
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 909 Y)
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Imprint
Chatsworth, CA : Woodhaven Entertainment, c2004.
Descript
1 videodisc (ca. 50 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
You are there ; set #1, [v.6]
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital.
Note
Title from container.
Performer
Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
Credits
The great Comstock silver strike: edited by Budd Small ; director of photography, Ed Fitzgerald ; directed by Bernard Girard ; produced by James Fonda ; written by Jack Bennett.
The overthrow of the Tweed Ring: edited by Richard Cahoon ; director of photography, Lloyd Ahern ; directed by William D. Russell ; produced by James Fonda ; written by Don Clark.
Note
Originally broadcast on television as episodes of the 1955 CBS TV series.
Audience
Not rated.
Summary
The great Comstock silver strike: October 29th, 1873. John Mackay and James Fair have invested close to $300,000 into the apparently worthless Comstock mine in the hopes of discovering silver. People are losing faith and increasingly suspicious of stock manipulation and fraud. Then they receive the big news.
The overthrow of the Tweed Ring: November 7th, 1871. New York citizens are fed up with the corruption of William Tweed who has gained political control through bribery and intimidation. New York Times editor Louis J. Jennings, Sheriff James O'Brien and cartoonist Thomas Nast begin a movement to rid the city of Tweed which proves to be successful on election day.
Contents
Great Comstock silver strike -- Overthrow of the Tweed Ring.
Local Note
MW, 9-09
Subject
Genre
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Alt Title
America grows up
You are there (Television program)
ISBN
1585804002
9781585804009
1585804150 (set)
9781585804153 (set)
ISBN/ISSN
615692476066
Music #
47606 Woodhaven
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