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Medal of honor [videorecording] / Florentine Films ; Sherman Pictures ; WETA ; Washington Post Company ; writer, Jerry Adler ; produced and directed by Roger Sherman
DVD DVD
DVD 355.1342 Medal
[Arlington, VA] : PBS Home Video, 2008.
Widescreen version.
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Thornhill DVD DVD 355.1342 Medal   DUE 11-20-14
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Rock Road DVD DVD 355.1342 Medal   DUE 11-22-14
Details
Descript
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD, Dolby digital, Dolby Surround.
Note
Originally broadcast as a documentary on PBS in 2008.
In English.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Verbal description of action is included on soundtrack for the visually impaired.
Special feature: additional interviews.
Performer
Narrator, Alfre Woodard.
Credits
Director of photography, Roger Sherman ; editor, Julie Weber ; original music, Teese Gohl.
Summary
Traces the history of the Medal of Honor from its inception during the Civil War through the Iraq War. Focuses on the stories of a valiant few: Sgt. Paul Smith who died protecting his company at the Baghdad Airport ; a Holocaust survivor who single-handedly defends a hill during the Korean War ; a Navy SEAL, a veteran of the Vietnam War, who swam for two hours in the ocean, carrying his wounded comrades to safety ; a Marine at Iwo Jima who used a flamethrower to silence seven Japanese bunkers. Includes the story of the woman who won the Medal during the Civil War and then lost it.
Audience
Not rated.
Subject
Alt Author
ISBN
0793694981
9780793694983
ISBN/ISSN
841887009997
Publisher #
MEDH601 PBS Home Video
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