George Marshall and the American Century

George Marshall and the American Century

Director: Ken Levis, Kenneth Mandel

Cast: Ken Levis, Kenneth Mandel, E.G. Marshall

     
 

Soldier and statesman George Marshall is a somewhat enigmatic character. In this powerful documentary, the influence and legacy of the only soldier to ever receive the Nobel Peace Prize are beautifully examined. Marshall served as Chief of Staff, Secretary of State, and President of the Red Cross. He helped build one of the mightiest armies in history and selected its… See more details below

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Soldier and statesman George Marshall is a somewhat enigmatic character. In this powerful documentary, the influence and legacy of the only soldier to ever receive the Nobel Peace Prize are beautifully examined. Marshall served as Chief of Staff, Secretary of State, and President of the Red Cross. He helped build one of the mightiest armies in history and selected its leaders, among them Eisenhower and MacArthur. Marshall was the architect of the plan for European recovery after WWII that bore his name. Narrated by E.G. Marshall, George Marshall and the American Century features rare footage of historical events and interviews with those who knew him. The film brings to life an all-but-forgotten American hero. ~ Cara Saposnik

Product Details

Release Date:
03/26/2002
UPC:
0646032032994
Original Release:
1993
Source:
Janson Media
Time:
1:28:00

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Disc #1 -- George Marshall and the American Century
1. Main Titles [2:55]
2. Early Years [15:18]
3. Tour of Duty: Washington [9:50]
4. America Enters WWII [21:08]
5. After the War [7:45]
6. The Marshall Plan [14:27]
7. The Korean War [9:05]
8. Finally Home / The Nobel [8:21]

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