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The Resource Thomas Jefferson, [Part 1], Life/Liberty ; Our sacred honor, Florentine Films production ; produced in association with WETA-TV ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Camilla Rockwell ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, (evideo)

Thomas Jefferson, [Part 1], Life/Liberty ; Our sacred honor, Florentine Films production ; produced in association with WETA-TV ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Camilla Rockwell ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, (evideo)

Label
Thomas Jefferson, [Part 1], Life/Liberty ; Our sacred honor
Title
Thomas Jefferson
Title number
[Part 1]
Title part
Life/Liberty ; Our sacred honor
Statement of responsibility
Florentine Films production ; produced in association with WETA-TV ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Camilla Rockwell ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward
Title variation
  • Thomas Jefferson: Life/Liberty
  • Thomas Jefferson: Our sacred honor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first part of a two-part documentary which examines the life of Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence. In this segment a young Jefferson is transformed by the fire of the Enlightenment into his country's most articulate voice for human liberty. Torn between family life at Monticello and his passion for politics, Jefferson suffers heartrending personal loss, even as he gives voice to a new democratic government. He then journeys to Paris as U.S. Minister to France for George Washington and supports the rising French Revolution
Cataloging source
VMC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Allen Moore ... [et al.] ; editors, Paul Barnes, Kevin Kertscher ; music editor, Jennifer Dunnington
PerformerNote
Narrator: Ossie Davis ; voices: Sam Waterston (Thomas Jefferson), Philip Bosco (John Adams), Blythe Danner (Martha Jefferson), Amy Madigan (Patsy Jefferson), Michael Potts (Isaac)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bosco, Philip
  • Burns, Ken
  • Danner, Blythe
  • Davis, Ossie
  • Rockwell, Camilla
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • Waterston, Sam
  • Florentine Films
  • NC Live digital media collection
  • PBS Video
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Runtime
90
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Presidents
  • France
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Thomas Jefferson, [Part 1], Life/Liberty ; Our sacred honor, Florentine Films production ; produced in association with WETA-TV ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Camilla Rockwell ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, (evideo)
Link
http://media.nclive.org/play_video.php?vid=187
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast in 1997
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (90 min.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content licensed from PBS Video
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, MP4 file, sd., col.
Publisher number
pbs_tsn101-1
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • ocn123081079
  • (OCoLC)123081079
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • Online video system requirements: Flash 9.0 (or higher)
Video recording format
other
Label
Thomas Jefferson, [Part 1], Life/Liberty ; Our sacred honor, Florentine Films production ; produced in association with WETA-TV ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Camilla Rockwell ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, (evideo)
Link
http://media.nclive.org/play_video.php?vid=187
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast in 1997
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (90 min.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content licensed from PBS Video
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, MP4 file, sd., col.
Publisher number
pbs_tsn101-1
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • ocn123081079
  • (OCoLC)123081079
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • Online video system requirements: Flash 9.0 (or higher)
Video recording format
other

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