George Marshall and the American Century

Overview

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 ...
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Overview

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
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/26/2002
  • UPC: 646032032994
  • Original Release: 1993
  • Source: Janson Media
  • Time: 1:28:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 62,479

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
E.G. Marshall Voice Only
Technical Credits
Ken Levis Director
Kenneth Mandel Director, Producer
Daniel B. Polin Producer
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Scene Index

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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