Examine the ways World War II touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America, through stories shared from families across the country. Includes featurettes, commentary, deleted scenes, and additional interviews.
Contentsdisc 1: episode 1. A necessary war, December 1941-December 1942 (2 hr., 22 min.)
disc 2: episode 2. When things get tough, January 1943-December 1943. episode 3. A deadly calling, November 1943-June 1944 (3 hr., 44 min.)
disc 3: episode 4. Pride of our nation, June 1944-August 1944 (2 hr., 16 min.)
disc 4: episode 5. Fubar, September 1944-December 1944 (2 hr., 4 min.)
disc 5: episode 6. Ghost front, December 1944-March 1945 ( 1 hr., 57 min.)
disc 6: episode 7. World without war, March 1945-December 1945 (1 hr., 9 min.). Special features: disc 1. Making The war (36 min.). Commentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Photo gallery. Biographies. Educational resources. Photo credits
disc 3. Commentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Educational resources. Photo credits
disc 6. Deleted scenes. Additional interviews. Educational resources. Photo credits.
World War, 1939-1945
-- United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects.
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work.
City dwellers -- Effects of war on -- United States.
United States -- History -- 1933-1945.
Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [Alexandria, Va.?] : Hollywood, Calif. :PBS Home Video ;2007
Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment [distributor],
Ward, Geoffrey C.
Miller, Peter, 1961-
Jackson, Samuel L.
Wallach, Eli, 1915-2014.
Barnes, Paul, 1951-
American Lives II Film Project, LLC.
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
PBS Home Video.
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Narrated by Keith David, with Tom Hanks, Kevin Conway, Rebecca Holtz, Bobby Cannavale, Eli Wallach, Adam Arkin, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Wahlberg, Josh Lucas, Carolyn McCormick.
Supervising film editor, Paul Barnes ; advisors, James Barker ... [et al.].
TV-14V,L; Canadian home video rating: PG, not recommended for children, disturbing content, violence.
Closed-captioned; with optional English subtitles.
Subtitle on container: In extraordinary times, there are no ordinary lives, 1941-1945.
"PBS"--Sequence preceding menu screen.
Program content: c2006.
Originally broadcast by PBS in 2007.
"Viewer discretion is advised, this film contains profanity and scenes of graphic violence"--Opening credits.
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; Dolby digital 2.0 stereo with optional 5.1 surround.
6 videodiscs (13 hr., 32 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.