The Phony war ; FDR and Churchill : the human partnership

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  • Creator produced by Anthony Potter Productions in association wtih REG, Reeves Entertainment Group ; written by Anthony Potter ; producers, William T. Cartwright, Anthony Potter ; created by Herb Schmertz ; executive producer, Alan Landsburg
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication Alexandria, Va. : PBS Video, 1989, c1978.
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videocasstte (51 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in
  • OCLC ocm27887024
  • Credits
    • Eric Sevareid
    • Photographers, John Murphy, Jose Mignone, Mark Grossan; editors, William T. Cartwright, Richard Beck; graphics, Michael Ann Heinemann; music, William Loose, Jack Tillar; historical consultant, Robin W. Winks


  • Pt. 13. Hitler invades Poland on September 1, 1939. A deceiving lull precedes the fall of France and the rest of Europe. American public opinion wavers between intervention and neutrality. Pt. 14. The close personal friendship between Roosevelt and Churchill affects the history of the Western world, as Roosevelt proposes the lend-lease program, allowing the U.S. to arm Britain for its war with Germany while remaining neutral.


  • VHS format.
  • Each cassette contains two programs.
  • Videocassette release of the 1978 television program.
  • "BTTW807L."
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