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A biography of America. Episode 22, World War II [electronic resource] : total war / [produced by WGBH Boston in association with the Library of Congress and the National Archives and Records Administration] ; producer/director, Fred Barzyk.

Publication:
District of Columbia : Annenberg Learner, 2000.
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (26 minutes)
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Other Title:
World War II
Subjects:
War -- Moral and ethical aspects.
World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941.
Atomic bomb -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi.
United States -- History.
Form/Genre:
Documentary television programs.
Educational television programs.
Language:
In English.
System Details:
video file
Summary:
America is enveloped in total war, from mobilization on the home front to a scorching air war in Europe. Professor Miller's view of World War II is a personal essay on the morality of total war, and its effects on those who fought, died, and survived it, including members of his own family. About the Series: A Biography of America presents history not simply as a series of irrefutable facts to be memorized, but as a living narrative. Prominent historians -- Donald L. Miller, Pauline Maier, Louis P. Masur, Waldo E. Martin, Jr., Douglas Brinkley, and Virginia Scharff -- present America's story as something that is best understood from a variety of perspectives. Thought-provoking debates and lectures encourage critical analysis of the forces that have shaped America. First-person narratives, photos, film footage, and documents reveal the human side of American history -- how historical figures affected events, and the impact of these events on citizens' lives. Produced by WGBH Boston in cooperation with the Library of Congress and the National Archives and Records Administration, and with the assistance of Instructional Resources Corporation. 2000.
Participant:
Hosts: Donald L. Miller, Pauline Maier, Waldo E. Martin, Jr., Douglas Brinkley, Louis Masur, Virginia Scharff.
Notes:
Title from resource description page (viewed August 14, 2018).
Contributor:
Barzyk, Fred, director, producer.
Miller, Donald L., 1944- speaker.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), production company.
WGBH Educational Foundation, production company.
Annenberg Learner (Firm), film distributor.
OCLC:
1052765522
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.