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1607 a nation takes root

Format: DVD 2006
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Northland Public Library Nonfiction 975.54251 SI9 (DVD)
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Nonfiction
 
Call Number  975.54251 SI9 (DVD)
 
 
Summary
1607: A Nation Takes Root is the story of three cultures spanning three continents. The new docudrama film provides an overview of the first two decades of America first permanent English colony and the cultures that converged in early 1600s Virginia. The film chronicles events of Jamestown early years, trade and conflict between the English and the Powhatan Indians, the struggle of the colonists to survive, the leadership of John Smith and his permanent departure from Virginia in 1609, the installation of a military governor and martial law, and the marriage of Pocahontas, daughter of the Powhatan paramount chief Wahunsonacock, to John Rolfe in 1614, initiating a period of peace between the Powhatans and colonists.
Additional Information
Subjects Pocahontas, -- -1617.
Powhatan, -- approximately 1550-1618.
Smith, John, -- 1580-1631.
Rolfe, John, -- 1585-1622.
Powhatan Indians -- History.
Documentary.
Jamestown (Va.) -- History.
Virginia -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Virginia -- Social life and customs -- To 1775.
Virginia -- History.
United States -- Discovery and exploration.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Angola.
Publisher Williamsburg, Va. :2006
Contributors Skinner, Ernest, film director.
Skinner, Melinda, screenwriter.
Strawderman, Dennis, actor.
Norton, William Ryan, actor.
Moore, Kirk, actor.
Wood, Theodore, actor.
Rodriguez, Linda, actor.
Mussunda, ValeĢria, actor.
Virginia. Department of Education.
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, publisher.
Dominion Foundation, designator.
Other Contributors Directed by Ernest Skinner ; written by Melinda Skinner.
Audience Not rated.
Language English
Notes "This film has been underwritten by a grant from Dominion and produced by the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation."
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System Details DVD format.
Description 1 videodisc (33 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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