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Title People like us : social class in America / the Center for New American Media and WETA Washington, D.C., in association with Independent Television Service (ITVS) ; a film by Louis Alvarez & Andrew Kolker ; produced and directed by Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker ; co-produced and edited by Peter Odabashian.
Imprint New York : Center for New American Media, [2001]
Harriman, NY : CNAM Film Library, [2001]
©2001

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Subject Social classes -- United States.
Social classes -- United States -- 20th century.
Occupations -- United States -- 20th century.
Social stratification -- United States.
Social Class.
Social Conditions.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-
United States.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Alt Name Alvarez, Louis. Producer. Director.
Kolker, Andrew. Producer. Director.
Odabashian, Peter. Producer. edm
McCarthy, Stephen (Cinematographer) vdg
Miller, Jefferson. vdg
Cheeks, Rudy. Narrator.
Myers, Lora.
Center for New American Media.
CNAM Film Library.
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Independent Television Service.
Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Add Title Social class in America
Description 1 videodisc (124 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD.
Performer Narrator, Rudy Cheeks.
Credits Camera, Stephen McCarthy, Jefferson Miller.
Note Originally broadcast on PBS in 2001.
Accompanying Teacher's guide with program outline, pre-viewing activities, post-viewing discussion and activities, segment-related questions and activities, theme-based activities, bibliographical references available online: People like us : social class in America : teacher's guide / by Lora Myers ; contributing editors Julie Hey [and others]. New York : The Center for New American Media, [2001?].
Summary "People like us shows how social class plays a role in the lives of all Americans, whether they live in Park Avenue penthouses, Appalachian trailer parks, bayou houseboats or suburban gated communities. The documentary travels across the country presenting stories that will resonate with viewers regardless of where they see themselves on the social spectrum--stories of family traditions, class mobility, and different lifestyle choices."--Container.
Contents pt. 1. The choices you make reveal your class. Joe Queenan's balsamic vinegar tour ; The trouble with tofu ; How to marry the rich -- pt. 2. A tour through the landscape of class. WASP lessons ; Bourgeois blues ; Tammy's story -- pt. 3. Blue collar life in a white collar world. Gnomes r us ; Friends in low places ; Don't get above your raisin' -- pt. 4. Understanding the rules of the game. All you need is cash ; Most likely to succeed.
Note Special features: deleted scenes; filmmaker bios.
Closed-captioned.
Local Note OTTERBEIN: License restrictions: Your license enables you to use your DVD within your institution for the life of the DVD. Your license includes public performance rights. Your DVD may not be copied, altered, or lent out to individuals or institutions that are not a part of your own institution. You may not digitize this DVD unless you have made prior arrangements with us at CNAM Film Library.
ISBN 1877989428
9781877989436
9781877989421
1877989436
9781877989438
ISBN/ISSN 825346920191
9781877989428
9781877989436
OCLC # 56970069