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1. The states / Edward Herrmann; Actuality Productions.; History Channel (Television network); Arts and Entertainment Network. by Herrmann, Edward Publication: [New York] : History Channel, 2007 . 3 videodiscs (7 hr., 50 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. Date: 2007 Availability: Items available: 高雄美國資料中心 - 河堤 American Corner Kaohsiung He-ti (1), 馬祖美國資料專區 American Shelf Matsu (1),

2. Founding fathers : the men who shaped our nation and changed the world (1)   Publication: MPH Entertainment Inc. for The History Channel 2000 . One DVD : 100 minutes ; color , All rights reserved. Volume One: REBELS WITH A CAUSE The birth of American democracy as attended by an extraordinary cast of characters, drawn from every level of colonial society. They brought to the cause of independence a dazzling array of talents and genius--and an equally noteworthy range of personality flaws and defects. Sam Adams was a rumpled, pugnacious man who failed at a variety of professions, before finding his niche as a revolutionary with a knack for inciting mob violence. John Hancock, a wealthy, aristocratic merchant, was also a known wine-smuggler with a major economic stake in breaking away from Britain. But the unique chemistry of this political "odd couple" would prove pivotal, combining to spark the fires of resentment which until then had been merely smoldering within the colonies. TAKING LIBERTIES In the aftermath of heavy British tax levies and the shock of the Boston Massacre, the situation in the American colonies grew more incendiary. Helping to fan the flames was the eloquent orator Patrick Henry, who rose from backwoods obscurity to marry into money and make the first open "call to arms." Meanwhile, Benjamin Franklin, actually slow to join the colonists' cause, was in London--desperately attempting to patch things up with King George. Across the Atlantic, George Washington, a retired soldier with a spotty military record, maneuvered for command of the rebel forces, while an alcoholic essay writer named Thomas Paine published "Common Sense," one of the period's most famous and inflammatory tracts. Date: 2000 Availability: No items available:

3. The artists   Publication: New York, N.Y. Wellspring 2004 . 1 videodisc(DVD)(ca. 90 min.) sd., b&w & col. 1/2 in. , Not rated. Director of photography, Gregory Andracke ; music by Michael Small. Narrated by Edward Herrmann. Special features: Artwork listings. | Examines Norman Rockwell, "the artist of the people," using archival footage and visual images from the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Featuring interviews with historians, critics, family, friends and admirers, this production gives an in depth look at the artist, his art and the Americana he created with his brushstrokes. Date: 2004 Availability: No items available: