American Epic

American Epic

Disc One

DVD - 2017
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The big bang: At the height of the Roaring Twenties, music scouts armed with cutting-edge recording technology set out across America to capture the unsung voices of everyday folk. Blood & soil: America's poor, cotton field slaves, mine workers, sharecroppers, find freedom through music, creating gospel, protest songs, and Delta Blues. Out of the many, the one: Exotic cultures spanning America are captured on record for the first time, inventing new instruments and new cultural identities.
Publisher: Arlington, VA : PBS Distribution, [2017]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (155 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Credits: Editor, Dan Gitlin, Gillian McCarthy, Brittonya Sanden, Karl Steig.
Performers: Narrated by Robert Redford.
Language Note: English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
Call Number: DVD 781.640973 AMERICAN Disc 1
Alternative Title: Arena (Television program)


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