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DVDS
Title Conquest of America [dvd] / produced by Lone Wolf Documentary Group for AETV ; writer, Rocky Collins ; directed by Tony Bacon, Rocky Collins, Lisa Wolfinger
Publisher New York : A&E Television Network : Distributed by New Video, c2005
ITEM LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Louisville Adult DVD Nonfiction  DVD/970.01/CON    AVAILABLE
Descript 2 videodiscs (ca. 180 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note Special features: Behind-the-scenes: "Conquering the East"; behind-the-scenes: "Conquering the West."
Contents Disc 1 Southwest ; Southeast -- Disc 2. Northeast ; Northwest
Credits Director of photography, Yoram Astrakhan, Abe Levy ; art director, Chris Davis ; editor, Tony Bacon ; costume designer, Jeannine Wiest
Performer(S) Narrator: Jeffrey Wright
Lee Perkins, Paul Drinan, Brent Keast, Greg Trzaskowski, Alejandro Velasques
Summary After Columbus discovered America came the men to make a conquest. From all corners of the world, explorers reached the shores of the New World to reap untold riches, seek new routes to the Far East, and gain the most elusive glory of all - a place in history. A sweeping saga of bravery, cruelty and pure folly, these are the stories of adventurers who stopped at nothing to conquer an unknown land and its peoples. Led by legendary cities of gold and mythical passages to China, foiled by international intrigue and mutiny on the high seas, men like Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, Henry Hudson, Jean Ribault, and Vitus Bering left an indelible mark on a vast new continent. Expedition logs, period accounts, and other primary materials help tell the story of America's exploration. Filled with commentary from leading scholars and on-site re-enactments
Audience Not rated
Tech Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation, Dolby Digital stereo
Language Closed captioned
Subject Explorers -- America
Genre Historical -- Television mini-series.
Adventure -- Television mini-series.
Alt Author Bacon, Tony
Collins, Rocky
Wolfinger, Lisa
Wright, Jeffrey
Perkins, Lee
Drinan, Paul
Keast, Brent
Trzaskowski, Greg
Astrakhan, Yoram
Levy, Abe
Lone Wolf Documentary Group
Arts and Entertainment Network
New Video Group
ISBN 0767082583 (set)
0767082591 (disc 1)
0767082605 (disc 2)
ISBN/ISSN 733961728583
733961726590
733961728606
Music # AAE-72858 (set) A&E Television Network
AAE-72859 (disc 1) A&E Television Network
AAE-72860 (disc 2) A&E Television Network

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