(December 9, 2002 – Burbank, CA) – On January 14, Warner Home Video (WHV) and PBS Home Video invite viewers to celebrate America through the eyes of acclaimed photographer “Ansel Adams” in a new documentary from Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Ric Burns. On the same day, WHV and PBS offer Ric Burns’s “The Donner Party,” called “… one of the most powerful documentaries you will ever see” by the Chicago Tribune. “Ansel Adams” and “The Donner Party” will each be available on DVD for $19.98 SRP and on VHS for $14.95 SRP. PBS Home Video furthers PBS’s mission of lifelong learning by expanding the availability of PBS’s top-quality programs. PBS, headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, is a private, nonprofit media enterprise owned and operated by the nation’s 350 public television stations. Serving nearly 100 million people each week, PBS enriches the lives of all Americans through quality programs and education services on noncommercial television, the Internet and other media. More information about PBS is available at pbs.org, the leading dot-org Web site on the Internet. With operations in 78 international territories – more than the video division of any other studio – Warner Home Video commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. WHV’s film library is the largest of any studio, offering top-quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment Company, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.
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