The Resource The Great War

The Great War

Label
The Great War
Title
The Great War
Contributor
Distributor
Filmmaker
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on unpublished diaries, memoirs and letters, THE GREAT WAR tells the rich and complex story of World War I through the voices of nurses, journalists, aviators and the American troops who came to be known as “doughboys.” The series explores the experiences of African-American and Latino soldiers, suffragists, Native American “code talkers” and others whose participation in the war to “make the world safe for democracy” has been largely forgotten.. THE GREAT WAR explores how a brilliant PR man bolstered support for the war in a country hesitant to put lives on the line for a foreign conflict; how President Woodrow Wilson steered the nation through years of neutrality, only to reluctantly lead America into the bloodiest conflict the world had ever seen, thereby transforming the United States into a dominant player on the international stage; and how the ardent patriotism and determination to support America’s crusade for liberty abroad led to one of the most oppressive crackdowns on civil liberties at home in U.S. history. It is a story of heroism and sacrifice that would ultimately claim 15 million lives and profoundly change the world forever.. "Detailed and entertaining...full of arresting images and startling snippets." -- The New York Times
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by PBS in 2017
Language note
In English
PerformerNote
Oliver Platt
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ives, Stephen
  • PBS (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
342
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • History, Modern
  • Race relations
Technique
live action
Label
The Great War
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • collection
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (343 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
2590484
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1035085919
  • (CaSfKAN)kan2590484
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
The Great War
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • collection
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (343 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
2590484
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1035085919
  • (CaSfKAN)kan2590484
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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