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Echoes From the White House
Echoes From the White House
Actors: Avery Brooks, Blythe Danner, Campbell Scott, Sam Waterston, Dianne Wiest
Directors: Jr. Philip Kunhardt, Philip Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt
Genres: Special Interests, Television, Documentary
NR     2005     1hr 0min

Hosted by Martin Sheen, this documentary celebrates the 200th anniversary of the White House with a look at the stories, both public and private, that have unfolded within its walls. The program reincarnates two centuries ...  more »

     
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Actors: Avery Brooks, Blythe Danner, Campbell Scott, Sam Waterston, Dianne Wiest
Directors: Jr. Philip Kunhardt, Philip Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt
Genres: Special Interests, Television, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Art & Artists, Television, Biography
Studio: Pbs (Direct)
Format: DVD - Black and White,Color,Full Screen - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 02/15/2005
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 1hr 0min
Screens: Black and White,Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

A Place of Business and a Home
KerrLines | Baltimore,MD | 07/18/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Whether for private home use or for public teaching, ECHOES OF THE WHITE HOUSE is a sterling reincarnation of over 200 years of the history of the structure and inhabitants of the Presidential Mansion as told in the actual words of former Presidents, First Ladies,Servants and Visitors.

A-List actors such as Sam Waterston, Dianne Wiest,Blythe Danner and more recreate the people and events that built and rebuilt the historic structure.Did you know that The White House was rebuilt/renovated four times? Andrew Jackson actually opened it to the public 24 hours a day! Truman saw the house nearly collapse when a "big and grand" servant walked across the sagging floor boards of The Oval Office! Coolidge built a solarium ushering in the first "private space" for the First Family.

Tony Award winning composer Michael Starobin has created wonderful and gentle Americana melodies performed on guitar, piano and orchestra to underscore this 60 minute PBS video. Highly recommended for all ages."