Raise the Song: The History of Penn State

Raise the Song: The History of Penn State

Patrick Mansell

DVD (Wide Screen)



Filmmaker Patrick Mansell traces the Commonwealth's land-grant university from its modest beginnings as the Farmer's High School to one of the world's most dignified and respected institutes of higher learning in this documentary produced by Penn State Public Broadcasting (WPSU-TV). The charter of Farmer's High School was originally adopted in 1855. Thirty presidents, two world wars, a civil war, multiple overseas wars, a Great Depression, a women's suffrage movement, and a civil rights movement later, Penn State has touched nearly every important era and event in American history while evolving into one of the world's leading teaching and research facilities. This is the story of the people and events that have solidified Penn State as a name associated with prestige and honor, as told by the very men and women who helped to build that distinguished reputation.

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Product Details

Release Date: 09/09/2008
UPC: 0646032040395
Original Release: 2008
Source: Janson Media
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 1:00:00
Sales rank: 60,797

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits

Technical Credits
Patrick Mansell Director,Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Raise the Song: The History of Penn State
3. The Great Democratic Experiment [3:23]
4. A Grand Vision [3:15]
5. The New Woman [1:54]
6. The College That Was to Be [5:17]
7. The Pink and Black Mules [2:31]
8. Military and Mandatory [1:48]
9. An Alternative to Employment [3:30]
10. Training a Nation for War [2:04]
11. Do You Want a College Education? [6:39]
12. Water Tunnels and Satellites [2:09]
13. A Time of Great Change [3:16]
14. Getting to the Heart of PSU [4:05]
15. Dance [1:12]
16. Cultivating a New University [2:42]
17. Investing in Education [2:25]
18. The Big Eleven [1:55]
19. Education for Planet Earth [1:18]
20. Conclusion [5:37]

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