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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 ; producer/ directors, John Maggio, Muriel Soenens ; presented and written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr, (DVD)

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

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 ; producer/ directors, John Maggio, Muriel Soenens ; presented and written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Contributor
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
  • Gates, Henry Louis
  • Maggio, John
  • Soenens, Muriel
  • 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
  • Presidents
Technique
live action
Label
Looking for Lincoln, [presented by] WNET ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions and Inkwell Films in association with Ark Media ; producer/ directors, John Maggio, Muriel Soenens ; presented and written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced in 2009
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
Control code
ocn316337832
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9780793670345
Other control number
841887010351
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
LOFL601
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (enhanced); stereo
Label
Looking for Lincoln, [presented by] WNET ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions and Inkwell Films in association with Ark Media ; producer/ directors, John Maggio, Muriel Soenens ; presented and written by Henry Louis Gates, Jr, (DVD)
Publication
Note
Originally produced in 2009
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
Control code
ocn316337832
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (120 min.)
Isbn
9780793670345
Other control number
841887010351
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
LOFL601
System details
DVD, region 1; widescreen (enhanced); stereo

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