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Title:
Chicago city of the century
Author:
Hoyt, Austin.
Physical Description:
4 videodiscs (ca. 270 min.) : sd., b&w with col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
"City of the century tells how in just 60 years Chicago grew from a remote, swampy frontier town into one of the most explosively alive cities in the world"--Container. "Chicago by 'L'" is part travelogue, part history, and part tour of Chicago's neighborhoods by 'L', Chicago's elevated train.
General Note:
Based on the book City of the Century by Donald L. Miller.

"PBS DVD Gold."

Special features: Chicago by 'L': touring the neighborhoods; Behind the scenes interviews with producers Austin Hoyt, Patricia Garcia Rios and historian Donald Miller; Trivia questions: Do you know Chicago?
Language:
English
Contents:
Mudhole to metropolis The revolution has begun Battle for Chicago Chicago by 'L' : touring the neighborhoods
Reading Level:
Not rated.
Added Uniform Title:
American experience (Television program)
ISBN:
9780780641419

9781415702444
UPC:
794054881424

841887051293
Format :
DVD

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Explore the innovation, ingenuity, determination, and ruthlessness that built the 'Windy City.' Explore distinctive landmarks and architecture, meet eminent and ordinary Chicagoans, and learn about social and political conflicts that shaped this city.


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