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The Life And Times Of The French General Who Led The Free French Forces During World War II And The French Nation As President During Her Turbulent Post-War Years In Dual Layer All Regions DVD Format!
BIOGRAPHY (CBS): DE GAULLE (23 Min., B&W)
The original television biography documentary series gives its usual standard-setting treatment to the life of a man who saw himself as the embodiment of the spirit of France and who inspired many Frenchman to believe this was so for all his strengths as well as many others in and out of France that he was not for all his weaknesses. Narrated by Mike Wallace.
PORTRAITS OF POWER: DEGAULLE: PART ONE AND PART TWO (44 Min., COLOR AND B&W)
Series editor and contributor Drew Middleton provides intelligent and scholarly analysis and insight as well as personal bias and opinion regarding his personal experience of de Gaulle after many years of covering him as a journalist as well as his personal historical research. A special two episode treatment of the man by this venerable TV series based on the book PORTRAITS OF POWER, written by Harrison Salisbury and produced in part by The New York Times. Narrated by Henry Fonda.
DEGAULLE (46 MINUTES, COLOR)
An excellent 1988 French television Vision7/Gaumont production that focuses on the post-war history of de Gaulle, a period where he waited in the wings for 12 years to be called to power after resigning it in frustration in 1946, then assumed extraordinary powers to form the fifth French Republic and then reigned as its powerful but controversial President for ten years.