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Fri Mar 21 17:06:24 2014 UTClccn-no950373290.19Into the deep America, whaling & the world /0.230.53New York, 1898-1918 the power and the people /141018413no 950373293891361lccn-n90609601Burns, Ricprdausdrtprolccn-n80089989WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)prolccn-no95036461Ades, Lisaprodrtlccn-no98084726Stiers, David Ogdennrtlccn-no94021892PBS Home Videodstlccn-n80014556WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)prolccn-n79017947New-York Historical Societyprolccn-n99031629Sanders, James1955-auslccn-no2003106694Ness, Marilynprdprolccn-no95005960Warner Home Video (Firm)dstSteeplechase Films IncHistoryBiographyBiographical television programsDocumentary television programsTelevision programsTelevision adaptationsDramaCriticism, interpretation, etcUnited StatesNew York (State)--New YorkCommerceManners and customsAdams, Ansel,PhotographersDonner PartyOverland journeys to the PacificUnited States, WestIndians of North AmericaIndians of North America--WarsUnited States--Lake TahoeWarhol, Andy,American Civil War (1861-1865)ArtistsIndians of North America--Government relationsInfluence (Literary, artistic, etc.)Psychological aspectsDeath--Psychological aspectsDeath--Social aspectsSocial aspectsFaust, Drew GilpinO'Neill, Eugene,DramatistsTerritorial expansionDiscoveries in geographyNorth AmericaPolitical scienceIndians, Treatment ofWhalingGreat PlainsMelville, Herman,Whaling--Environmental aspectsEssex (Whaleship)Whale oilWhale oil--Law and legislationWhaling in literatureWhaling shipsMassachusetts--NantucketWhalers (Persons)Whaling stationsWhaling mastersWhalers' writings, AmericanSurvivalNew York (State)--Erie CanalImmigrantsNew York (State)--New York--Wall StreetTriangle Shirtwaist CompanyAmerican Revolution (1775-1783)Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire (1911)199219951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072009201020112012201312284116271978.02F128.3ocn187755161ocn187755135ocn187755059ocn187755098ocn187755120ocn187755173ocn187755085147216ocn056577774visu20020.23Ansel Adams a documentary filmHistoryBiographyDocumentary television programsFew American artists have reached a wider audience or enjoyed more widespread popularity in their own lifetime than Ansel Adams. Ansel Adams had a profound impact on how Americans see the majesty or their continent and helped transform how people think and feel about the meaning of the natural world. A visionary photographer, a pioneer in photographic technique and a crusader for the environment, this portrait of Adams portrays the great artist and ardent environmentalist126821ocn042850736visu19990.27PBS VIDEOdatabaseNew York a documentary filmHistoryBiographyDocumentary television programsThis series chronicles the history of New York City from its beginnings in 1609 as a Dutch trading post, through the depression, onto the turbulent years of change in the following decades after WWII, to its present day status as one of the most important and influencial cities in the world9367ocn027312783visu19920.20The Donner PartyHistoryChronicles the tale of the pioneer group that set out for California in the spring of 1846 and ended in disaster in the snows of the Sierra Nevada Mountains the following winter9335ocn075427945visu20060.24Andy Warhol a documentary filmBiographyDocumentary television programsBiographical television programsTelevision programsA portrait of the most famous and controversial artist of the second half of the twentieth century. Explores the complete spectrum of Warhol's artistic output, from the late 1940s to his death in 1987+-+22416206963247112ocn806970945visu20120.20Death and the Civil WarHistoryTelevision adaptationsBased on the best-selling book by Drew Gilpin Faust, this film will explore how the American Civil War created a 'republic of suffering' and will chart the far-reaching social, political, and social changes brought about by the pervasive presence and fear of death during the Civil War6185ocn064202272visu20060.24Eugene O'Neill a documentary filmHistoryCriticism, interpretation, etcBiographyBiographical television programsEugene O'Neill was one of the greatest playwrights in American history. Through his experimental and emotionally probing dramas, he addressed the difficulties of human society with a deep psychological complexity61110ocn032930872visu19950.25The way WestHistoryThe story begins with the opening decades of expansion, key technological advances, and the uprooting of the native people through the Civil War period. It then examines the four-year period immediately following the Civil War to the completion of the transcontinental railroad. The conclusion traces the sequence of events leading to the battle of the Little Big Horn, the oppression of Native American tribes, the rise of the Ghost Dance religion and the massacre at Wounded Knee5085ocn641540602visu20100.19Into the deep America, whaling & the worldHistoryThe history of the American whaling industry, from its 17th-century origins in drift and shore whaling off the coast of New England and Cape Cod, through the golden age of deep ocean whaling, and on to its demise in the decades following the American Civil War4992ocn064584191visu20060.21The way West how the West was lost and wonHistoryChronicles the final decades of the American frontier from the time of the Gold Rush until after the last gasp of the Indian wars at Wounded Knee4897ocn053034173visu20010.19New York. a documentary filmHistoryDramaChronicles the history of New York from 1946 to 20032353ocn048012994visu20010.24Burns, RicNew York a documentary filmHistoryDramaThis series chronicles the history of New York City from its beginnings in 1609 as a Dutch trading post, through the depression, onto the turbulent years of change in the following decades after WWII, to its present day status as one of the most important and influencial cities in the world. The final episode was created in response to the destruction of the World Trade Center1605ocn033024531visu19950.21Westward, the course of empire takes its wayHistoryThe first episode of the series "The way west." Chronicles the colorful and frantic opening decades of expansion, from the 1840's down through the Civil War. The pioneer movement and then the Gold Rush transformed the destiny of the continent and turned the world of Native Americans upside down. The ever-quickening pace of expansion led to a series of bloody confrontations between Native Americans and whites, culminating in the Minnesota Uprising of 1862, and, two years later, the massacre at Sand Creek1594ocn042969719visu19990.21New York, a documentary filmHistoryChronicles the history of New York from its founding in 1624 as a Dutch trading post through the explosion of economic growth generated by the completion of the Erie Canal in 18251554ocn042969723visu19990.21New York, a documentary filmHistoryChronicles the rise of New York from a merchant city to an industrial one. With the explosion of the immigrant population come social problems of every kind and the Civil War brings on civil disturbance in the form of the Draft Riots of 18631464ocn042969730visu19990.21New York, a documentary filmHistoryShows how New York's industry drew in people from all over the world, and how these immigrants transformed the city physically, culturally and finally politically. Looks also at the construction of the subway system, Penn Station, Grand Central Terminal and the skyscrapers on Wall Street. The episode ends with the tragedy of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire and the reform legislation passed in its aftermath1424ocn042969725visu19990.21New York, a documentary filmHistoryChronicles New York City during the period after the Civil War-- "the Gilded Age." The city grows at a staggering rate, takes on challenges such as the building of the Brooklyn Bridge, and sees the rise of Tammany Hall and Boss Tweed. It is also a city of great wealth and great poverty1404ocn042969732visu19990.21New York, a documentary filmHistoryCriticism, interpretation, etcExamines the roaring twenties in New York City as it becomes the cultural capital of the world with its hybrid cultural style that mixes high culture and low, black culture and white. This episode concludes with the skyscraper war, the rise & crash of the stock market and the construction of the Empire State Building1252ocn033024683visu19950.20The war for the Black HillsHistoryThe third episode of the series "The way west." Follows the dramatic sequence of events that led up to the battle of the Little Big Horn in June of 1876. Financial pressures spurred the United States to invade the Lakotas' sacred Black Hills in search of gold. That treaty violation, together with the systematic extermination of the buffalo, sparked outrage among the Lakota and Cheyenne. The stage was set for a cataclysmic showdown between the United States Army and the tribes of the Northern Plains1245ocn048672477visu20010.19New York, a documentary filmHistoryDrama"The sixth episode chronicles the dramatic and increasingly fateful events following the crash of 1929--as the greatest depression in American history plunged the city and nation into economic gloom."--Container1111ocn783246078visu20110.53New York, 1898-1918 the power and the peopleHistoryIn this episode of New York: A Documentary Film, filmmaker Ric Burns follows the city into the 20th century in the wake of an extraordinary wave of immigration and the birth of the skyscraper. As New York spilled into the new century, the extraordinary interplay of capitalism, democracy and transformation surged to a climax. During a single generation, over 10 million immigrants arrived in New York. The city itself became an even more dramatic lure with the construction of the first subways and skyscrapers. And arising from the plight of New York's most exploited citizens came landmark legislation that would eventually transform the lives of all Americans+-+2241620696324+-+2241620696324Fri Mar 21 15:52:49 EDT 2014batch20292