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Winston Churchill

(DVD - 2003)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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"He was an uninspired student who won the Nobel Prize for literature. He failed military school examinations twice--and then became Lord of the Admiralty. A disastrous decision during World War I threatened to ruin his political career, but he was named Prime Minister of Britain in 1940. The three programs in this encyclopedic collection explore Winston Churchill's extraordinary life and monumental legacy. Written and hosted by his official biographer, Sir Martin Gilbert, The Complete Churchill is the landmark profile from A & E's acclaimed BIOGRAPHY series. Churchill and the Cabinet War Rooms recreates the secret meetings where he orchestrated British strategy during World War II. And FDR: The War Years offers an intimate glimpse of Churchill's relationship with his most important ally."--Container.
Title: Winston Churchill
[videorecording]
Publisher: [New York, NY] : History Channel : A & E Home Video, 2003
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (ca. 300 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in
Notes: Title from container
Contents: Disc.1. The complete Churchill: Maverick politician ; To conquer or to die ; The beginning of the end ; Never despair.
Disc.2. Churchill and the Cabinet war rooms ; FDR: the war years ; Quotations
Summary: "He was an uninspired student who won the Nobel Prize for literature. He failed military school examinations twice--and then became Lord of the Admiralty. A disastrous decision during World War I threatened to ruin his political career, but he was named Prime Minister of Britain in 1940. The three programs in this encyclopedic collection explore Winston Churchill's extraordinary life and monumental legacy. Written and hosted by his official biographer, Sir Martin Gilbert, The Complete Churchill is the landmark profile from A & E's acclaimed BIOGRAPHY series. Churchill and the Cabinet War Rooms recreates the secret meetings where he orchestrated British strategy during World War II. And FDR: The War Years offers an intimate glimpse of Churchill's relationship with his most important ally."--Container.
Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated
ISBN: 9780767057226
0767057228
9780767057219
076705721X
9780767057202
0767057201
Branch Call Number: 9.21 Churc
Statement of Responsibility: [presented by] the History Channel ; with Martin Gilbert
Performers: ["Churchill and the cabinet war rooms: produced by Flashback Television in association with the Imperial War Museum, London, and the History Channel ; producer, Taylor Downing ; director, Andrew Johnston.<br/>", "FDR the war years : produced by Hearst Metrotone and History Television Network Productions ; director, John Alan Kane.<br/>", "Complete Churchill : produced by BBC-TV in association with Arts &amp; Entertainment Network and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Producer, Jeremy Bennett ; director, Maris Appugliese ; writer, Martin Gilbert.<br/>"]
System Details: DVD
Subject Headings: Great Britain Politics and government 20th century World War, 1939-1945 Great Britain Prime ministers Great Britain Biography Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965
Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Topical Term: World War, 1939-1945
Prime ministers
Publisher No: AAE-70980 A & E Home Video
AAE-70979 A & E Home Video
AAE-70978 A & E Home Video (set)
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