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The wall [videorecording] : a world divided / produced by Houston PBS ; KUHT-TV ; Spy Pond Productions ; written and directed by Eric Stange ; producer, Eric Stange
Widescreen version
[United States] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  DD881 .W457 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Berlin Wall, Berlin, Germany, 1961-1989
Subject Berlin (Germany) -- History -- 1945-1990
Subject(s) Cold War
Subject Germany (East) -- Politics and government -- 1989-1990
Germany -- History -- Unification, 1990
Subject(s) Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Physical Description 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD, region 1; NTSC; stereo.; widescreen presentation
Language In English with some dialogue in German with optional subtitles in English for the deaf and hard of hearing
Credits Cinematographers, Steffan Thissen, Matthew Brawley, Fujio Watanabe ; editors, William A. Anderson, Matthew Brawley ; original music, John Kusiak
Cast Narrator, Joe Morton
Performer/Participant Narrator, Joe Morton
Note Originally broadcast on PBS on June 28, 2010
Not rated
Summary Chronicles the history of the Berlin Wall, from its construction in 1961 to the opening in 1989. Examines the lives of ordinary citizens caught in the politics of the Cold War, the extraordinary efforts of East Berliners to cross to the West, and the birth of the freedom movement in East Germany's Protestant Church
Contents Introduction -- "No one has any intention to build a wall" -- A matter of life and death -- Daily life in the GDR -- Spark of revolution -- Showdown in Leipzig -- The fall of the wall
Alternate Author Stange, Eric, 1953-
Morton, Joe, 1947-
KUHT-TV (Television station : Houston, Tex.)
Spy Pond Productions
PBS Distribution (Firm)

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