Thomas Jefferson – A Film by Ken Burns DVD

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PBS (Direct) #ad - Government and helps create the first political party, in bitter struggles with the Federalists. President in 1801. His last years are spent founding the University of Virginia. Returning from France, Jefferson strives to preserve the fragile new U. S. He becomes vice president in 1797, and the third U. S. His louisiana purchase doubles the nation's size, but he faces controversy and scandal, finally retiring to his beloved Monticello in 1809.

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The Journey of the Corps of Discovery - Lewis & Clark

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PBS Home Video 2295271 #ad - History was led by meriwether lewis and William Clark, an African-American slave, with soldiers, a female guide, and Canadian boatmen. The explorers found a varied landscape and a dizzying diversity of Indian peoples. Ken burns' lewis & clark re-creates the 1803 journey to locate the Northwest Passage. The most notable expedition in U.

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Alexander Hamilton

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PBS 2268462 #ad - But his contributions survive. One of the most controversial men of his age, Alexander Hamilton was a gifted statesman brought down by the fatal flaws of stubbornness, extreme candor and arrogance. Shrink-wrapped. His life and career were marked by a stunning rise to power, scandal and tragedy. As secretary of the treasury during the tumultuous early years of the republic, Hamilton led the transformation of the young country into industrial powerhouse.

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Benjamin Franklin

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PBS 2268347 #ad - Benjamin franklin - DVD Brand New. Two years later, an ailing Franklin enters the constitutional convention to guide rancorous delegates. Now in his 70s, Franklin is the oldest revolutionary leader. Shrink-wrapped. With peace secured, Franklin returns home. Congress sends franklin to france in an effort to secure an alliance with England's rival; Franklin's political skills help him coax the French to support the American cause, leading to final American victory at Yorktown.

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Mark Twain - A Film Directed by Ken Burns

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PBS 2295270 #ad - Director ken burns digs beneath the legend to discover the true Twain and reveals his extraordinary life, incredible success and defeat, filled with adventure and literary pursuit, comedy, and tragedy. As americas best-loved author, he created some of its most memorable characters and quoted sayings. Factory sealed DVD.

. Considered the funniest man of his time, greed, Mark Twain was a critic of human nature who used his humor to attack hypocrisy, and racism. Shrink-wrapped. Benjamin franklin - DVD Brand New.

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Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl

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PBS 25805308 #ad - Menacing black blizzards killed farmers’ crops and livestock, threatened the lives of their children, and forced thousands of desperate families to pick up and move somewhere else. Factory sealed DVD. The dust bowl, a four-hour, two-episode documentary from acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns, is also a morality tale about our relationship to the land that sustains us—a lesson we ignore at our peril.

The dust bowl chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews with more than two dozen survivors of those hard times, combined with dramatic photographs and seldom seen movie footage, bring to life stories of incredible human suffering and equally incredible human perseverance.

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Founding Fathers

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A&E Home Video 27576513 #ad - And Canada only. Shrink-wrapped. Factory sealed DVD. English. They were also traitors and smugglers, rabble rousers and hot-heads, unfaithful husbands and prodigious drinkers. Nr. Now, gain a fascinating, in this comprehensive four-part series, engagingly intimate glimpse behind the iconic images on the marble busts and the noble faces gazing out from our dollar bills and pocket change.

Product descriptionthey were the most legendary and respected politicians, statesmen and warriors of history's first republic since the days of ancient Rome. Multiple formats, Color, Closed-captioned, NTSC.200 minutes. And discover the remarkable, unseen private sides of the men who risked their reputations, fortunes and lives for the cause of American independence.

Founding Fathers #ad - Disc 1: rebels with a cause / taking libertiesdisC 2: You Say You Want A Revolution? / A Healthy Constitution Shrink-wrapped. Benjamin franklin - DVD Brand New. Because despite what some history books and much folklore would have us believe, in fact, our nation's revered "Founding Fathers" were, human beings.

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American Experience - Ulysses S. Grant, Warrior President

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PBS 2295253 #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Factory sealed DVD. His blind trust of advisors brought him scandal and failure. Multiple formats, Closed-captioned, Color, NTSC.200 minutes. Nr. And Canada only. Shrink-wrapped. Financially ruined after office, Grant spent his final days writing his best-selling memoirs. Elected president in 1868, industrial revolution, Grant faced issues of Reconstruction, and the need for a workable Indian policy.

English. Region 1 u. S. Benjamin franklin - DVD Brand New. With racial rioting common under Andrew Johnson, Grant's views on former slaves evolved; all freedoms should be extended to African Americans, he said.

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Liberty! The American Revolution

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PBS 2268385 #ad - Region 1 u. S. Liberty! the american revolution is a dramatic documentary about the birth of the American Republic and the struggle of a loosely connected group of states to become a nation. Multiple formats, Color, Closed-captioned, NTSC.200 minutes. Dvd movie. Trivia game. Shrink-wrapped. Nr. The george foster peabody award-winning series brings the people, events, and ideas of the revolution to life through dramatic reenactments performed by a distinguished cast.

English. Shrink-wrapped. Benjamin franklin - DVD Brand New. 3 disc set. And Canada only. Liberty! is hosted by abc news anchor Forrest Sawyer and narrated by Edward Herrmann. Factory sealed DVD. Shrink-wrapped.

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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

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PBS 841887021579 #ad - Ken burns chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. Nr. It is the first time in a major documentary television series that their individual stories have been interwoven into a single narrative. And Canada only.

Shrink-wrapped. Dvd movie. Benjamin franklin - DVD Brand New. Shrink-wrapped. Factory sealed DVD. Region 1 u. S. Trivia game. English. Multiple formats, Color, Closed-captioned, NTSC.200 minutes. Factory sealed DVD. This seven-part, 14 hour film follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodores birth in 1858 to Eleanors death in 1962.

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Andrew Jackson: Good, Evil and the Presidency

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PBS 5821907 #ad - Nr. English. Shrink-wrapped. Benjamin franklin - DVD Brand New. Factory sealed DVD. Trivia game. Factory sealed DVD. The program reveals the world of Americas 7th president, who boldly founded the Democratic Party yet was viewed by his enemies as an American Napoleon. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Dvd movie. Factory sealed DVD.

3 disc set. This biography explores whether Americans should celebrate Jackson or apologize for him. Multiple formats, Closed-captioned, Color, NTSC.200 minutes. Narrated by martin sheen, the film tells a story with startling relevance to the modern presidency by bringing to life one of the most remarkable, yet divisive presidents in our history.

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