Inecom Entertainment's ''Lincoln and Lee at Antietam - the Cost of Freedom'' Told by Ronald F. Maxwell to Air on Public Television.PITTSBURGH -- Inecom Entertainment Company announces today that its latest film "Lincoln and Lee at Antietam - The Cost of Freedom," part of the MINUTES OF HISTORY(R) series, will be distributed to public broadcasting stations nationwide by America Public Television (APT) in May 2006. Narrated by Ronald F. Maxwell, director of "Gettysburg" and "Gods and Generals," the feature documentary is presented by Penn State Public Broadcasting (PSPB PSPB Penn State Public Broadcasting (Pennsylvania) ). The special will air on stations beginning in May 2006, and will be broadcast in standard and high definition formats. (Check local listings for dates/times in your area).
Written, directed and produced by multiple-award winner Robert Child ("Gettysburg: Three Days of Destiny," "Gettysburg: The Boys in Blue and Gray"), "Lincoln and Lee at Antietam - The Cost of Freedom" vividly brings to life the story of America's fight for freedom in a battle that changes the course of the Civil War. It's September 17, 1862, and President Abraham Lincoln needs a victory in order to issue the Emancipation Proclamation Emancipation Proclamation, in U.S. history, the executive order abolishing slavery in the Confederate States of America. Desire for Such a Proclamation
. But General Robert E. Lee has other plans - invade the North. When Lee's strategy, known as Special Order 191, falls into the hands of the Union Army, the result is the single bloodiest day in American history at the Battle of Antietam The Battle of Antietam (also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, particularly in the South), fought on September 17, 1862, near Sharpsburg, Maryland, and Antietam Creek, as part of the Maryland Campaign, was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on in Sharpsburg, Maryland.
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Inecom's newest title will be on sale at video stores, Internet retailers, educational and institutional distributors and large retail chains like Borders stores on January 31, 2006. Many retailers are currently accepting pre-orders as well.
About Penn State Public Broadcasting
Penn State Public Broadcasting, WPSU TV/FM, is licensed to The Pennsylvania State University Pennsylvania State University, main campus at University Park, State College; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1855, opened 1859 as Farmers' High School. . Other PSPB productions distributed nationally to the PBS PBS
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Private, nonprofit U.S. corporation of public television stations. PBS provides its member stations, which are supported by public funds and private contributions rather than by commercials, with educational, cultural, system include the series "Legendary Lighthouses," "Small Ball: A Little League Story" and its Emmy-award winning production of "The Grange Fair: An American Tradition."
About American Public Television American Public Television (APT) is the largest of the television syndication distributors of programming for public television stations in the United States. It began in 1961 as the Eastern Educational Television Network
For 44 years, American Public Television (APT) has been a prime source of programming for the nation's public television stations. APT distributes more than 10,000 hours of programming including "JFK: Breaking the News," "Simply Ming," "Globe Trekker," "Rick Steves' Europe," "Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home," "Battlefield Britain," "Jungle," "America's Test Kitchen America's Test Kitchen is a half-hour cooking show on PBS (reruns airing on Create, formerly PBS YOU) in the United States, also airing in Canada. It is presented without commercial interruptions, but is preceded and followed by mentions of sponsoring companies. ," "Lidia's Family Table" and classic movies. APT is known for identifying innovative programs and developing creative distribution techniques for producers. In four decades, it has established a tradition of providing public television stations nationwide with program choices that enable them to strengthen and customize their schedules. Press should contact Donna Hardwick at 617-338-4455 ext. 129 or via email to Donna_Hardwick@APTonline.org. For more information about APT's programs and services visit www.APTonline.org.
About Inecom Entertainment Company
Inecom Entertainment Company is an independent movie studio focusing on documentary and instructional films. In addition to "Lincoln and Lee at Antietam - The Cost of Freedom," the company has produced "EXPO - Magic of the White City" narrated by Gene Wilder, "Gettysburg and Stories of Valor valor
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