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The Resource Witness to America : an illustrated documentary history of the United States from the Revolution to today, Stephen Ambrose & Douglas Brinkley, [editors]

Witness to America : an illustrated documentary history of the United States from the Revolution to today, Stephen Ambrose & Douglas Brinkley, [editors]

Label
Witness to America : an illustrated documentary history of the United States from the Revolution to today
Title
Witness to America
Title remainder
an illustrated documentary history of the United States from the Revolution to today
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Ambrose & Douglas Brinkley, [editors]
Title variation
Illustrated documentary history of the United States from the Revolution to today
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • phonodisk
Index
index present
LC call number
E173
LC item number
.W78 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Witness to America : an illustrated documentary history of the United States from the Revolution to today, Stephen Ambrose & Douglas Brinkley, [editors]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Lou Reda book."
  • "Originally edited by Henry Steele Commager and Allan Nevins."
  • Rev., updated ed. of: The heritage of America / edited by Henry Steele Commager and Allan Nevins. Rev. and enl. ed. 1949
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Audio CD: 1. Introduction -- 2. Mowhawks spill tea in Boston Harbor -- 3. Jefferson writes the Declaration of Independence -- 4. The American army suffers at Valley Forge -- 5. Tecumseh pledges support to the British -- 6. "Old America is moving westward" -- 7. Settlers recall growing up in the early Republic -- 8. Mark Twain on the Pony Express -- 9. Three accounts of pioneer life -- 10. The Reverend Walsh inspects a slave ship -- 11. Abraham Lincoln : O captain, my captain -- 12. Writing "The battle hymn of the Republic" -- 13. The Civil War ends with a surrender -- 14. Robert Louis Stevenson travels across the Plains -- 15. Henry Ford constructs a gasoline buggy -- 16. Jacob Riis discovers how the other half lives -- 17. Theodore Roosevelt takes charge of the Navy -- 18. The World Wars -- 19. The Marines cross a river under fire on Guadalcanal -- 20. An American plane ushers in the Atomic Age -- 21. The GIs and modern America -- 22. Edward R. Murrow on the meaning of television -- 23. John F. Kennedy delivers his inaugural address -- 24. Rosa Parks gets arested in Montgomery -- 25. The Democratic convention, August 1968 -- 26. Neil Armstrong reminisces about his moon walk -- 27. The harrowing evacuation of Saigon -- 28. Bill Gates on the birth of the personal computer -- 29. Michael Kinsley on the impeachment of Bill Clinton -- 30. Toward the new millennium -- 31. Conclusion
Control code
41400736
Dimensions
29 cm. +
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 605 p.
Isbn
9780062716118
Lccn
99023797
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
732305
Label
Witness to America : an illustrated documentary history of the United States from the Revolution to today, Stephen Ambrose & Douglas Brinkley, [editors]
Publication
Note
  • "A Lou Reda book."
  • "Originally edited by Henry Steele Commager and Allan Nevins."
  • Rev., updated ed. of: The heritage of America / edited by Henry Steele Commager and Allan Nevins. Rev. and enl. ed. 1949
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Audio CD: 1. Introduction -- 2. Mowhawks spill tea in Boston Harbor -- 3. Jefferson writes the Declaration of Independence -- 4. The American army suffers at Valley Forge -- 5. Tecumseh pledges support to the British -- 6. "Old America is moving westward" -- 7. Settlers recall growing up in the early Republic -- 8. Mark Twain on the Pony Express -- 9. Three accounts of pioneer life -- 10. The Reverend Walsh inspects a slave ship -- 11. Abraham Lincoln : O captain, my captain -- 12. Writing "The battle hymn of the Republic" -- 13. The Civil War ends with a surrender -- 14. Robert Louis Stevenson travels across the Plains -- 15. Henry Ford constructs a gasoline buggy -- 16. Jacob Riis discovers how the other half lives -- 17. Theodore Roosevelt takes charge of the Navy -- 18. The World Wars -- 19. The Marines cross a river under fire on Guadalcanal -- 20. An American plane ushers in the Atomic Age -- 21. The GIs and modern America -- 22. Edward R. Murrow on the meaning of television -- 23. John F. Kennedy delivers his inaugural address -- 24. Rosa Parks gets arested in Montgomery -- 25. The Democratic convention, August 1968 -- 26. Neil Armstrong reminisces about his moon walk -- 27. The harrowing evacuation of Saigon -- 28. Bill Gates on the birth of the personal computer -- 29. Michael Kinsley on the impeachment of Bill Clinton -- 30. Toward the new millennium -- 31. Conclusion
Control code
41400736
Dimensions
29 cm. +
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 605 p.
Isbn
9780062716118
Lccn
99023797
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
732305

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