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The Resource Looking for Lincoln, [presented by] WNET ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions and Inkwell Films ; in association with Ark Media ; presented and written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr ; producer/ directors, John Maggio, Muriel Soenens, (videorecording)

Looking for Lincoln, [presented by] WNET ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions and Inkwell Films ; in association with Ark Media ; presented and written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr ; producer/ directors, John Maggio, Muriel Soenens, (videorecording)

Label
Looking for Lincoln
Title
Looking for Lincoln
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] WNET ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions and Inkwell Films ; in association with Ark Media ; presented and written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr ; producer/ directors, John Maggio, Muriel Soenens
Contributor
Director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In light of the bicentennial of Lincoln's birth, this documentary focuses on many of the controversial aspects of Lincoln's life--race, equality, religion, politics and depression. Interviews re-enactors, relic hunters, authors, scholars and Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush to gain perspectives on Lincoln's life and thoughts
Cataloging source
EYW
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Stephen McCarthy ; editor, R.A. Fedde ; composer, Joel Goodman
Dewey number
  • 973.7092
  • 923.173
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
E457.2
LC item number
.L66 2009
PerformerNote
Host, Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; special commentary by Doris Kearns Goodwin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Maggio, John
  • Soenens, Muriel
  • Gates, Henry Louis
  • Goodwin, Doris Kearns
  • Kunhardt McGee Productions
  • Inkwell Films
  • Ark Media (Firm)
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Looking for Lincoln, [presented by] WNET ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions and Inkwell Films ; in association with Ark Media ; presented and written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr ; producer/ directors, John Maggio, Muriel Soenens, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast as a documentary in 2009
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
The legend and the real man -- A young lawyer with a gloomy temperament -- A white supremacist? -- The national stage -- Lincoln's legacy -- The Civil War -- A controversial president -- Emancipation -- Four score and seven years ago-- -- Lincoln's assassination
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9780793670345
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887010351
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
LOFL601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn316337832
  • (OCoLC)316337832
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (enhanced); stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Looking for Lincoln, [presented by] WNET ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions and Inkwell Films ; in association with Ark Media ; presented and written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr ; producer/ directors, John Maggio, Muriel Soenens, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast as a documentary in 2009
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
The legend and the real man -- A young lawyer with a gloomy temperament -- A white supremacist? -- The national stage -- Lincoln's legacy -- The Civil War -- A controversial president -- Emancipation -- Four score and seven years ago-- -- Lincoln's assassination
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9780793670345
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887010351
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
LOFL601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn316337832
  • (OCoLC)316337832
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (enhanced); stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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