War letters stories of courage, longing and sacrifice /

In every American conflict from the Revolution to the Persian Gulf War, American military men and women have captured the horror, pathos and intensity of battle by writing letters home. Collecting 50,000 war letters, using the most compelling and enlightening of the missives and newly discovered hom...

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Corporate Authors: PBS Home Video.
WGBH Educational Foundation.

Warner Home Video (Firm)
Other Authors: Kenner, Robert.
Taylor, Paul.

Allen, Joan, 1956-

Bridges, Jordan.

Gehrman, Chris.

Hagiwara, Mike.

McRaney, Gerald.

Morales, Esai.

Norton, Edward.

Paxton, Bill.

Pierce, David Hyde.

Ribisi, Giovanni.

Sedgwick, Kyra.

Spacey, Kevin.

Stoltz, Eric.

Turner, Lawrence.

Vance, Courtney B.

Reichline, Neil.

Feinstein, Leonard.

Adler, Mark.

Carroll, Andrew.
Format: Movie DVD
Language:English
Published:Burbank, CA : PBS Home Video : WGBH Education Foundation : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2002], c2001.
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Summary:In every American conflict from the Revolution to the Persian Gulf War, American military men and women have captured the horror, pathos and intensity of battle by writing letters home. Collecting 50,000 war letters, using the most compelling and enlightening of the missives and newly discovered home movies, this tells the story of American wars from the viewpoint of the men and women on the frontlines and those who waited at home.

From the American Revolution to the Persian Gulf War, American military men and women on the front lines have captured the horror, pathos and intensity of warfare by writing letters home.

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Language Notes:Closed-captioned.
General Notes:Based on Andrew Carroll's New York Times bestseller "War letters: extraordinary correspondence from Amerian war."
Physical Description:1 videodisc (57 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits:Director of photography, Neil Reichline ; editor, Leonard Feinstein ; music, Mark Adler.
Performer:Readers: Joan Allen, Jordan Bridges, Chris Gehrman, Mike Hagiwara, Gerald McRaney, Esai Morales, Edward Norton, Bill Paxton, David Hyde Pierce, Giovanni Ribisi, Kyra Sedgwick, Kevin Spacey, Eric Stoltz, Lawrence Turner, Courtney B. Vance.
System Details:DVD.
Audience:MPAA rating: Not rated.
Production Credits:Director of photography, Neil Reichline ; editor, Leonard Feinstein ; music, Mark Adler.
ISBN:0780638026