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WWII Memorial: A Testament to Freedom
WWII Memorial A Testament to Freedom
Actor: Tim Russert
Director: Robert Uth
Genres: Television, Documentary, Military & War
NR     2004     1hr 0min

This program follows the process of conceiving and creating the new national World War II Memorial -- from the sculptor's studios to the stone quarries to the construction site itself. It features interviews with key artis...  more »

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Actor: Tim Russert
Director: Robert Uth
Genres: Television, Documentary, Military & War
Sub-Genres: Television, World War II, Military & War
Studio: Pbs (Direct)
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 10/12/2004
Release Year: 2004
Run Time: 1hr 0min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 1
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Denise R. Norberg | Chicago | 08/03/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Having seen the WWI Memorial, and met the Congresswoman who championed the idea, as well as one of the creators of the DVD, I was able to hear firsthand how the project was created and built. As a member of the construction industry for twenty years, I appreciated the intersplicing of construction segments with interviews and journalistic footage from the war era. This is one of the finest documentaries I've ever seen, in terms of explaining the symbolism of the project as well as its context. It would be especially useful in demonstrating, to those who did not live through it, what WWI was all about.

Denise Johnson"
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Kathleen E. Davister | near Wash DC | 05/03/2010
(5 out of 5 stars)

"this video was rated excellent by a WWII vet who was unable to visit the memorial. Provided a great tribute to those who served."
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L. Humble | MN United States | 06/24/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Inspiring history of building of a monument to the "Greatest Generation" that was long overdue."