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The Resource Sputnik declassified, a Nova production by Lone Wolf Documentary Group for WGBH/Boston ; produced by Rushmore DeNooyer and Kirk Wolfinger ; written and directed by Rushmore DeNooyer, (videorecording)

Sputnik declassified, a Nova production by Lone Wolf Documentary Group for WGBH/Boston ; produced by Rushmore DeNooyer and Kirk Wolfinger ; written and directed by Rushmore DeNooyer, (videorecording)

Label
Sputnik declassified
Title
Sputnik declassified
Statement of responsibility
a Nova production by Lone Wolf Documentary Group for WGBH/Boston ; produced by Rushmore DeNooyer and Kirk Wolfinger ; written and directed by Rushmore DeNooyer
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On October 4, 1957, the space age dawned with the red hue of the Communist flag when the Soviet Union launched the first artificial satellite. Sputnik stunned the world and spurred the U.S. into massive spending on science education and innovation. Fierce political and personal rivalries collided over how and when the U.S. should enter space. President Eisenhower wanted a satellite to spy on the Russians but feared their response to an overtly military program. That led him to sideline the plans of Wernher von Braun, the leader of the U.S. Army's pioneering rocket team
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally broadcast by PBS television in 2007
Language note
Closed-captioned; Described video for the visually impaired
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • DeNooyer, Rushmore
  • Wolfinger, Kirk
  • Lone Wolf Documentary Group
  • WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Runtime
56
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Space race
  • Space race
  • Artificial satellites
  • United States
  • Soviet Union
  • Von Braun, Wernher
  • Eisenhower, Dwight D.
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Sputnik declassified, a Nova production by Lone Wolf Documentary Group for WGBH/Boston ; produced by Rushmore DeNooyer and Kirk Wolfinger ; written and directed by Rushmore DeNooyer, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: printable materials for educators; access to the Nova web site
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn180947474
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 56 min.)
Isbn
9781593757953
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
629.409 SP97 ; P ; XX-D ; 1 DVD/1 AW ; Mixed ; CC ; DVS ; ENH ; D01Z ; YVN0801MW116.
Other control number
783421422698
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
WG42269
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 180947474
  • (Sirsi) 180947474
  • (OCoLC)180947474
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sputnik declassified, a Nova production by Lone Wolf Documentary Group for WGBH/Boston ; produced by Rushmore DeNooyer and Kirk Wolfinger ; written and directed by Rushmore DeNooyer, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Special features: printable materials for educators; access to the Nova web site
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn180947474
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 56 min.)
Isbn
9781593757953
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
629.409 SP97 ; P ; XX-D ; 1 DVD/1 AW ; Mixed ; CC ; DVS ; ENH ; D01Z ; YVN0801MW116.
Other control number
783421422698
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
WG42269
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 180947474
  • (Sirsi) 180947474
  • (OCoLC)180947474
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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