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Title An empire of reason [videorecording] / Middlemarch Films production ; presented by the New York Bar Foundation and the New York State Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution ; produced and directed by Ellen Hovde, Muffie Meyer ; writer, Ronald H. Blumer.
Publication Info. Brooklyn, NY : First Run/Icarus Films, [2010?]
Location Call No. Note Status
 Law Class Reserves  Constitutional Law II / E. M. Freedman    ---  AVAILABLE
 Law Class Reserves  Constitutional Law II / E. M. Freedman c.2  ---  DUE 07-31-15 12:00PM
Description 1 videodisc (58 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Type of Content two-dimensional moving image tdi
Type of Media video v
Type of Carrier videodisc vd
System Details DVD.
Performer Host, Cokie Roberts ; Francois Giroday (Alexander Hamilton), Nesbitt Blaisdell (Governor George Clinton), Jamey Sheridan (Daniel Shays), Sol Wachtler (John Jay), Edward I. Koch(Mayor, New York City).
Credits Co-producer, Amy Kaufman ; Director of photography, Edward Marritz ; editor, Alison Ellwood ; music, Arnold Black ; historical consultants, Richard Berstein et al.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1988.
Summary Docudrama recreating the ratification debates on the U.S. Constitution as if they were being covered by today's television news. Highlights the New York convention in July, 1788.
Audience Junior high through adult.
Subject United States. Constitutional Convention (1787)
Constitutional conventions -- United States.
Constitutional history -- United States -- Drama.
United States -- History -- Confederation, 1783-1789 -- Drama.
New York (State) -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865 -- Drama.
United States Constitution Bicentennial, 1987-1991.
Added Author Hovde, Ellen.
Meyer, Muffie.
Blumer, Ronald H.
First Run/Icarus Films.
New York Bar Foundation.
New York State Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution.
Middlemarch Films.