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People like us [videorecording] : social class in America / produced and directed by Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker.

Publication:
New York : Center for New American Media ; Hohokus, N.J. : CNAM Film Library, c2001.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (124 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in. + 1 teacher's guide (75 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
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Other Title:
Social class in America
Subjects:
Social classes -- United States.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-2020.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary films.
Language:
Closed-captioned.
System Details:
DVD.
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.
Participant:
Narrator, Rudy Cheeks.
Credits:
Camera, Stephen McCarthy, Jefferson Miller ; co-producer/editor, Peter Odabashian.
Notes:
A production of the Center for New American Media and WETA Washington, D.C., in association with the Independent Television Service (ITVS).
Funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, PBS and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Teacher's guide: People like us : social class in America / by Lora Myers ; contributing editors Julie Hey ... [et al.]. Teacher's guide includes: introduction, program outline, pre-viewing activities, post-viewing discussion and activities, segment-related quesitons and activities, theme-based activities, bibliographical references.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Rosengarten Family Fund.
Contributor:
Alvarez, Louis. , Producer, Director
Kolker, Andrew. , Producer, Director
Cheeks, Rudy. , Narrator
Myers, Lora. , Author
Center for New American Media. , Producer
CNAM Film Library. , Distributor
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.) , Producer
Independent Television Service. , Producer
Rosengarten Family Fund.
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
1877989428
OCLC:
56970069
Publisher Number:
825346920191