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The Resource People like us : social class in America, the Center for New American Media and WETA Washington, D.C., in association with Independent Television Service (ITVS) ; a film by Louis Alvarez & Andrew Kolker ; produced and directed by Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker ; co-produced and edited by Peter Odabashian

People like us : social class in America, the Center for New American Media and WETA Washington, D.C., in association with Independent Television Service (ITVS) ; a film by Louis Alvarez & Andrew Kolker ; produced and directed by Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker ; co-produced and edited by Peter Odabashian

Label
People like us : social class in America
Title
People like us
Title remainder
social class in America
Statement of responsibility
the Center for New American Media and WETA Washington, D.C., in association with Independent Television Service (ITVS) ; a film by Louis Alvarez & Andrew Kolker ; produced and directed by Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker ; co-produced and edited by Peter Odabashian
Title variation
Social class in America
Contributor
Director
Editor
Narrator
Producer
Videographer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • How do income, family background, education, attitudes, aspirations, and even appearance mark someone as a member of a particular social class? Discusses how social class plays a role in the lives of all Americans, whether they live in Park Avenue penthouses, Appalachian trailer parks, bayou houseboats or suburban gated communities. Travels across the U.S. to present stories of family traditions, class mobility, and different lifestyle choices
  • "People like us shows how social class plays a role in the lives of all Americans, whether they live in Park Avenue penthouses, Appalachian trailer parks, bayou houseboats or suburban gated communities. The documentary travels across the country presenting stories that will resonate with viewers regardless of where they see themselves on the social spectrum--stories of family traditions, class mobility, and different lifestyle choices."--Container
Cataloging source
SNM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Camera, Stephen McCarthy, Jefferson Miller
Dewey number
305.50973
LC call number
HN57
LC item number
.P46 2001
PerformerNote
Narrator, Rudy Cheeks
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Alvarez, Louis
  • Kolker, Andrew
  • Odabashian, Peter
  • McCarthy, Stephen
  • Miller, Jefferson
  • Cheeks, Rudy
  • Myers, Lora
  • Center for New American Media
  • CNAM Film Library
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • Independent Television Service
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Runtime
124
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social classes
  • Social classes
  • Occupations
  • United States
  • Social stratification
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
People like us : social class in America, the Center for New American Media and WETA Washington, D.C., in association with Independent Television Service (ITVS) ; a film by Louis Alvarez & Andrew Kolker ; produced and directed by Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker ; co-produced and edited by Peter Odabashian
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Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally broadcast on PBS in 2001
  • Accompanying Teacher's guide with program outline, pre-viewing activities, post-viewing discussion and activities, segment-related questions and activities, theme-based activities, bibliographical references available online: People like us : social class in America : teacher's guide / by Lora Myers ; contributing editors Julie Hey ... [et al.]. New York : The Center for New American Media, [2001?]
  • Special features: deleted scenes; filmmaker bios
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The choices you make reveal your class. Joe Queenan's balsamic vinegar tour ; The trouble with tofu ; How to marry the rich -- pt. 2. A tour through the landscape of class. WASP lessons ; Bourgeois blues ; Tammy's story -- pt. 3. Blue collar life in a white collar world. Gnomes r us ; Friends in low places ; Don't get above your raisin' -- pt. 4. Understanding the rules of the game. All you need is cash ; Most likely to succeed
Control code
ocm56970069
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (124 minutes)
Isbn
9781877989438
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
825346920191
Other physical details
sound, color with black & white sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 1033189
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
People like us : social class in America, the Center for New American Media and WETA Washington, D.C., in association with Independent Television Service (ITVS) ; a film by Louis Alvarez & Andrew Kolker ; produced and directed by Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker ; co-produced and edited by Peter Odabashian
Link
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally broadcast on PBS in 2001
  • Accompanying Teacher's guide with program outline, pre-viewing activities, post-viewing discussion and activities, segment-related questions and activities, theme-based activities, bibliographical references available online: People like us : social class in America : teacher's guide / by Lora Myers ; contributing editors Julie Hey ... [et al.]. New York : The Center for New American Media, [2001?]
  • Special features: deleted scenes; filmmaker bios
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. The choices you make reveal your class. Joe Queenan's balsamic vinegar tour ; The trouble with tofu ; How to marry the rich -- pt. 2. A tour through the landscape of class. WASP lessons ; Bourgeois blues ; Tammy's story -- pt. 3. Blue collar life in a white collar world. Gnomes r us ; Friends in low places ; Don't get above your raisin' -- pt. 4. Understanding the rules of the game. All you need is cash ; Most likely to succeed
Control code
ocm56970069
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (124 minutes)
Isbn
9781877989438
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
825346920191
Other physical details
sound, color with black & white sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 1033189
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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