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American Experience: Ulysses S. Grant
     

American Experience: Ulysses S. Grant

Director: Adriana Bosch, Elizabeth Deane, Liev Schreiber

Cast: Adriana Bosch, Elizabeth Deane, Liev Schreiber

 
This documentary about the life of Civil War General Ulysses S. Grant comes to DVD with a standard full-frame transfer that preserves the original broadcast aspect ratio of 1.33:1. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. There are no subtitles, but the soundtrack is closed-captioned. Supplemental materials include a featurette that finally answers

Overview

This documentary about the life of Civil War General Ulysses S. Grant comes to DVD with a standard full-frame transfer that preserves the original broadcast aspect ratio of 1.33:1. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. There are no subtitles, but the soundtrack is closed-captioned. Supplemental materials include a featurette that finally answers the eternal question of who is buried in Grant's tomb, and interviews with the producers of the show. This is a great disc for those with an interest in the subject matter. Teachers may find this DVD of value in a classroom setting.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/27/2002
UPC:
0794054867428
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs Home Video
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Letterbox]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
3:40:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Who's in Grant's tomb?: Experts discuss Grant's character; Interview with the producers Elizabeth Deane and Adriana Bosch

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Introduction [3:00]
2. Childhood/West Point [7:54]
3. The Mexican War [3:34]
4. Julia Dent [4:52]
5. Early Careers [6:54]
6. The Civil War Begins [6:41]
7. Unconditional Surrender Grant [6:08]
8. Shiloh [8:16]
9. The End of Slavery [5:57]
10. Vicksburg [16:49]
11. Lieutenant General/The Wilderness [14:00]
12. Cold Harbor/War's End [18:08]
13. Grant's Darkest Day [2:54]
14. Credits [1:54]
1. The Hero of the Civil War [6:59]
2. A Divided Nation [2:57]
3. The American Sphinx [3:16]
4. The Battle in Washington [5:19]
5. Let Us Have Peace [2:23]
6. A Changing Nation [7:25]
7. New Associates/Black Friday [6:13]
8. Driving Too Fast [6:43]
9. Terror in the South [2:03]
10. The 1872 Election [7:06]
11. Racial Warfare [6:43]
12. Financial Panic [4:00]
13. Nelly's Wedding [2:14]
14. The South Wins the Peace [2:06]
15. Corruption Rings [5:51]
16. The World Tour [5:59]
17. Ruined on Wall Street [4:32]
18. The Final Battle/Memoirs [12:01]
19. Conclusion [8:02]
20. Credits [6:32]

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