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The Resource The greatest generation, Tom Brokaw ; read by Tom Browkaw

The greatest generation, Tom Brokaw ; read by Tom Browkaw

Label
The greatest generation
Title
The greatest generation
Statement of responsibility
Tom Brokaw ; read by Tom Browkaw
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The author goes out into America to tell, through the stories of individual men and women, the story of a generation, America's citizen heroes and heroines who came of age during the Great Depression and the Second World War and went on to build modern America"--Container
Summary
Focuses on the generation of Americans who were born in the 1920s, came of age during the Depression, fought in World War II, and came home to build a new America during the postwar era
Tone
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
170653
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.54/8173
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Literary text for sound recordings
essays
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The greatest generation, Tom Brokaw ; read by Tom Browkaw
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1. Introduction (10:50) -- Ordinary people (6:09) -- Thomas Broderick, soldier (6:00) -- Thomas Broderick, family man (6:41) -- Charles Van Gorder, D-Day (9:41) -- Charles Van Gorder, country doc (5:57) -- Jeanette Gagne Norton (11:15) -- Gordon Larson (9:11) -- Home front: Gertrude Elion (9:00)
  • Disc 2. Heroes: Bob Bush (6:50) -- Bob Bush, businessman (9:43) -- Joe Foss, marine (7:18) -- Joe Foss, governor (11:02) -- Women in uniform: Margaret Ringenberg (4:26) -- Margaret Ringenberg, racer (6:45) -- Shame: Johnny Holmes (11:36) -- Johnny Holmes, Chicago (6:22) -- Nao Takasugi, internment (8:52)
  • Disc 3. Nao Takasugi, released (6:52) -- Love & marriage: the Assenzios (7:30) -- The Assenzios: post-war (5:15) -- Fame: George Bush (9:31) -- Art Buchwald (10:07) -- The arena: Bob Dole (9:04) -- Bob Dole: disabled vet (6:58) -- Mark Hatfield (11:17) -- Conclusion (5:36)
Control code
6256055
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Abridged.
Extent
3 audio discs (4 hrs.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780375405662
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9780375405662
Other physical details
digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Publisher number
RH CD31
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(CPomAG)JPL82363
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The greatest generation, Tom Brokaw ; read by Tom Browkaw
Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1. Introduction (10:50) -- Ordinary people (6:09) -- Thomas Broderick, soldier (6:00) -- Thomas Broderick, family man (6:41) -- Charles Van Gorder, D-Day (9:41) -- Charles Van Gorder, country doc (5:57) -- Jeanette Gagne Norton (11:15) -- Gordon Larson (9:11) -- Home front: Gertrude Elion (9:00)
  • Disc 2. Heroes: Bob Bush (6:50) -- Bob Bush, businessman (9:43) -- Joe Foss, marine (7:18) -- Joe Foss, governor (11:02) -- Women in uniform: Margaret Ringenberg (4:26) -- Margaret Ringenberg, racer (6:45) -- Shame: Johnny Holmes (11:36) -- Johnny Holmes, Chicago (6:22) -- Nao Takasugi, internment (8:52)
  • Disc 3. Nao Takasugi, released (6:52) -- Love & marriage: the Assenzios (7:30) -- The Assenzios: post-war (5:15) -- Fame: George Bush (9:31) -- Art Buchwald (10:07) -- The arena: Bob Dole (9:04) -- Bob Dole: disabled vet (6:58) -- Mark Hatfield (11:17) -- Conclusion (5:36)
Control code
6256055
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Abridged.
Extent
3 audio discs (4 hrs.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780375405662
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9780375405662
Other physical details
digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Publisher number
RH CD31
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(CPomAG)JPL82363
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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