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You Are There- Tragedy and Promise

You Are There- Tragedy and Promise

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You Are There- Tragedy and Promise


CBS presents historically accurate reenactments depicting the capture of John Wilkes Booth and the day Captain Anthony Lucas discovered oil in Texas. Hosted by Walter Cronkite, this educational program includes two episodes of the Emmy Award-winning You Are There series.

THE CAPTURE OF JOHN WILKES BOOTH April 26, 1865. Starring Michael O'Connell and Lawrence Dobkin. SPINDLETOP - THE FIRST TEXAS OIL STRIKE January 10, 1901. Starring Robert Bray and Parley Baer.

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Subject SOCIAL STUDIES, The Civil War
Publication Year 2004
Running Time 50 min.
Color or BW In Black & White
Professional Reviews What they are saying...
  • "This is an excellent series that should find a wide audience not only in the classroom but also in any library...Recommended." - Library Media Connection (Oct 2005)

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