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Command and control [videorecording] / Robert Kenner Films ; produced by Robert Kenner, Melissa Robledo, Mark Samels, Eric Schlosser ; story by Brian Pearle and Kim Roberts ; screenplay by Robert Kenner & Eric Schlosser ; directed by Robert Kenner.

Kenner, Robert, 1950- (film producer,, film director,, screenwriter.). Robledo, Melissa, (film producer.). Samels, Mark, (film producer.). Schlosser, Eric, (screenwriter,, film producer.). Adler, Mark, (composer (expression)). Roberts, Kim (Motion picture editor), (editor of moving image work.). Goldsmith, Paul (Cinematographer), (director of photography.). Redmond, Jay, (director of photography.). Schlosser, Eric. Motion picture adaptation of (work): Command and control. (Added Author). Robert Kenner Films, (production company.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (publisher.).

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Summary:

The film tells the story of a 1980 accident at a Titan II missile complex in Damascus, Arkansas, in minute-by-minute detail through the accounts of Air Force personnel, weapon designers, and first responders who were there, revealing the incredible chain of events that brought America to the brink of nuclear disaster.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD 358.17 COM (Text) 33892100469718 Adult DVDs DVD None 07/25/2017 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627897839
  • ISBN: 1627897836
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2017]
  • Distributor: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on "Command and control" by Eric Schlosser.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2016, later broadcast as an episode of the television series American experience.
Includes both the "theatrical version" (approximately 90 min.) and the "extended American Experience version" (approximately 120 min.).
Widescreen (16x9)
Formatted Contents Note:
Theatrical version (90 min.) -- Extended broadcast version (120 min.)
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music by Mark Adler ; edited by Kim Roberts ; directors of photography, Paul Goldsmith, Jay Redmond.
Participant or Performer Note:
Interviewees, Rodney Holder, Allan Childers, Eric Schlosser, Bob Peurifoy, Bill Stevens, Dave Powell, Jeffrey Plumb, Harold Brown, David Pryor, Skip Rutherford, Bud Laumer, Col. Jon Moser, Col. Ben Scallorn, Sid King, Mona Harper, Sam Hutto, James Sandaker, Greg Devlin.
Summary, etc.:
The film tells the story of a 1980 accident at a Titan II missile complex in Damascus, Arkansas, in minute-by-minute detail through the accounts of Air Force personnel, weapon designers, and first responders who were there, revealing the incredible chain of events that brought America to the brink of nuclear disaster.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TV-PG.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen (16x9) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
English dialogue with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: United States. Air Force. Strategic Air Command. Strategic Missile Wing, 308th > History.
United States. Air Force. Strategic Air Command. Strategic Missile Wing, 308th.
Nuclear weapons > Accidents > Arkansas > History.
Nuclear weapons > Accidents > United States > History.
Titan (Missile) > History.
Nuclear weapons > Safety measures.
Nuclear weapons > Government policy > United States.
Weapons of mass destruction > United States.
Nuclear weapons > Accidents.
Nuclear weapons > Government policy.
Nuclear weapons > Safety measures.
Titan (Missile)
Weapons of mass destruction.
Arkansas.
United States.
Arkansas.
United States.
Genre: Film adaptations.
Documentary films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary films.
Feature films.
History.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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