The Resource The Great Depression, WGBH/Boston ; a production of Blackside, Inc. in association with BBC-2 ; executive producer, Henry Hampton ; narrated by Joe Morton, (videorecording)

The Great Depression, WGBH/Boston ; a production of Blackside, Inc. in association with BBC-2 ; executive producer, Henry Hampton ; narrated by Joe Morton, (videorecording)

Label
The Great Depression
Title
The Great Depression
Statement of responsibility
WGBH/Boston ; a production of Blackside, Inc. in association with BBC-2 ; executive producer, Henry Hampton ; narrated by Joe Morton
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This 7-part series on the Great Depression uses newsreels, archival photographs and footage, Hollywood films, and eyewitness accounts to re-create the time, from the end of the Roaring Twenties to the outbreak of the Second World War, when economic forces, political change, and social turmoil transformed the nation
Related
Cataloging source
INU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Series creator, Henry Hampton ; series writer, Steve Fayer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1940-1998
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hampton, Henry
  • Blackside, Inc
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • PBS Video
Runtime
399
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  • Depressions
  • New Deal, 1933-1939
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
The Great Depression, WGBH/Boston ; a production of Blackside, Inc. in association with BBC-2 ; executive producer, Henry Hampton ; narrated by Joe Morton, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Originally broadcast on PBS television in 1993
Accompanying material
1 teacher's guide.
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
[1]. A job at Ford's [automobile workers, etc.] -- [2]. The road to rock bottom [farmers, veterans, etc.] -- [3]. New Deal, New York [Roosevelt, LaGuardia, etc.] -- [4]. We have a plan [Upton Sinclair, Social Security, etc.] -- [5]. Mean things happening [unions, etc.] -- [6]. To be somebody [civil rights, etc.] -- [7]. Arsenal of democracy [defense industries, etc.]
Control code
ocm29701530
Dimensions
1/2 in. +
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
7 videocassettes (VHS) (57 min. each)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(Sirsi) 159233
System details
VHS format
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The Great Depression, WGBH/Boston ; a production of Blackside, Inc. in association with BBC-2 ; executive producer, Henry Hampton ; narrated by Joe Morton, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Originally broadcast on PBS television in 1993
Accompanying material
1 teacher's guide.
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
[1]. A job at Ford's [automobile workers, etc.] -- [2]. The road to rock bottom [farmers, veterans, etc.] -- [3]. New Deal, New York [Roosevelt, LaGuardia, etc.] -- [4]. We have a plan [Upton Sinclair, Social Security, etc.] -- [5]. Mean things happening [unions, etc.] -- [6]. To be somebody [civil rights, etc.] -- [7]. Arsenal of democracy [defense industries, etc.]
Control code
ocm29701530
Dimensions
1/2 in. +
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
7 videocassettes (VHS) (57 min. each)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(Sirsi) 159233
System details
VHS format
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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