Arlington

Arlington

Field of Honor

Streaming Video - 2004
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America's most sacred places. Once little more than a potter's field, Arlington National Cemetery has become a national shrine and treasury of American history. Now, discover how this revered site came to be, and how it serves as the final resting place for both the famous and obscure, from John F. Kennedy to the Unknown Soldier. Through rare archival footage and captivating, true-life accounts, experience the moving stories of heroes and heroines and witness the daily activities and official rituals of the dedicated staff who strive to honor those who are laid to rest here. From fallen soldiers and daring explorers to political leaders and other honored Americans, the hallowed history of Arlington reveals a powerful portrait of this iconic and venerated landmark.
Publisher: [United States] : National Geographic : Made available through hoopla, 2004
ISBN: 9780792236443
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 55 min.)) : sd., col

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aaa5756 Oct 06, 2013

“One person can make a difference and every person should try.” –John F Kennedy

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“National honor is the national property of the highest value.” -James Madison

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“Those who would trade liberty for security deserve neither.”-Ben Franklin

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aaa5756 Oct 06, 2013

The History Channel has done it again very well done documentary. This movie was interesting, informative, and worse seeing!! I recommend this movie for all to see. Well worth the price of admission to any theater.

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