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Chicago : city of the century

Series: PBS Videodatabase of America's history and culture Edition statement:PBS video index version. Published by : WGBH Educational Foundation Window to the World Communications, Inc. PBS Video ([Boston, Mass.] [Alexandria, Va.]) Physical details: 3 videocassettes (ca. 270 min.) sd., b&w with col. sequences 1/2 in. ISBN:078064140X. Year: 2003
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Music, Michael Bacon ; camera, Michael Chin, Terry Hopkins. Narrator: David Ogden Stiers. VHS. Originally broadcast as part of the television series: The American experience. Based on the book City of the Century by Donald L. Miller. Specially prepared set enhanced by PBS with time code visible on the screen. Supplemented by the "PBS VIDEOdatabase of America's History & Culture Merged Index" which provides subject references to specific videocassette volume numbers within the series and to specific locations within individual videocassettes according to on-screen counter numbers indicating number of minutes and seconds elapsed within a specific referenced videocassette. Curriculum resources available on database for video. Videos in database referenced by grade level, academic area, historical period, and standards correlation. Selected lesson plans for instructors available on database. Access to PBS Video database restricted of subscribing institutions. PBS Video database accessed via World Wide Web.

In just 60 years Chicago grew from a remote, swampy frontier town into one of the most explosively alive cities in the world.

Contents: pt. 1 Mudhole to metropolis / (edited by Bill Lattanzi) pt. 2 The revolution has begun / (edited by Bill Lattanzi, Jon Neuburger) pt. 3 Battle for Chicago / (edited by Jon Neuburger).