The Price of Liberty

A short film titled, The Price of Liberty extolled the value of the contributions of women to America’s Armed Forces. Footage… read more

A short film titled, The Price of Liberty extolled the value of the contributions of women to America’s Armed Forces. Footage was shown of women in service throughout America’s wars, including re-enactments of the American Revolutionary and Civil Wars. A video clip was shown of General Dwight Eisenhower dedicating the SHAPE Headquarters in France on July 30, 1951.

This 1950s Defense Department film, created in cooperation with the Council of Motion Picture Organizations, is narrated by Walter Cronkite. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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The Price of Liberty

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Program ID:
300154-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 9, 2011
Last Aired:
Jul 23, 2012

Airing Details

  • Jul 09, 2011 | 11:41am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 10, 2011 | 6:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 11, 2011 | 7:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 22, 2012 | 10:35am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 22, 2012 | 9:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 23, 2012 | 12:34am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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