The Resource Lincoln@Gettysburg : how the telegraph helped Abraham Lincoln to reshape America, (electronic resource)

Lincoln@Gettysburg : how the telegraph helped Abraham Lincoln to reshape America, (electronic resource)

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Lincoln@Gettysburg : how the telegraph helped Abraham Lincoln to reshape America
Title
Lincoln@Gettysburg
Title remainder
how the telegraph helped Abraham Lincoln to reshape America
Title variation
How the telegraph helped Abraham Lincoln to reshape America
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Director of photography
Screenwriter
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Television producer
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1863, Abraham Lincoln proved himself a master of a new frontier - not on the battlefields of the Civil War, but in his high-tech command center: the War Department Telegraph Office. The internet of the 19th century, the telegraph gave Lincoln new powers to reshape leadership and wield personal control across distant battlefields. It also connected him to the country in new ways, as information poured in, and allowed him to feel the pulse of the country faster than before. The results of Lincoln's pioneering experiment in communication led to the rebirth of America on the fields of Gettysburg ... both in the battle that turned the tide of the Civil War and in the few words that recast the American ideal as a national creed: the Gettysburg Address
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Midwest
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videorecording
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hoopla (Digital media service)
Credits note
Directed by William Kerr
Intended audience
Rated PG
PerformerNote
Narrator, David Strathairn
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schnall, Peter
  • Gazit, Chana
Runtime
60
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Military telegraph
  • Presidents
  • Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Lincoln@Gettysburg : how the telegraph helped Abraham Lincoln to reshape America, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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unknown
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|aMWT11168994
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1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 60 min.))
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electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MWT11168994
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sound
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sound on medium
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  • other
  • remote
Stock number
11168994
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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other
Label
Lincoln@Gettysburg : how the telegraph helped Abraham Lincoln to reshape America, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
|aMWT11168994
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 60 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MWT11168994
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
11168994
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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