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American Experience; Battle over Citizen Kane, The

12/15/1995

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Series
American Experience
Program
Battle over Citizen Kane, The
Program Number

807

Series Description

Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988

Program Description

In "Citizen Kane," a thinly veiled portrait of one of the most powerful men in America, Orson Welles -- brash, young and a newcomer to Hollywood -- took on mighty newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst. The influential publisher marshaled all his resources to suppress Welles' masterpiece. Richard Ben Cramer narrates.

Duration

00:59:40

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Citation
Chicago: “American Experience; Battle over Citizen Kane, The,” 12/15/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_49C03E99BDB04B9CA3AA5BAEDB8E3D79.
MLA: “American Experience; Battle over Citizen Kane, The.” 12/15/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_49C03E99BDB04B9CA3AA5BAEDB8E3D79>.
APA: American Experience; Battle over Citizen Kane, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_49C03E99BDB04B9CA3AA5BAEDB8E3D79
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