Passage To Vietnam (PC and Mac, CD-ROM) Against All Odds - 1996 USA, Canada Release

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Passage To Vietnam
Product ID 09543-71301
Platform(s) PC and Mac
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1996
Publisher(s) Against All Odds
Category(s) Reference, Travel, Asian Travel, Vietnam Travel
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

  • New Media Invision Awards 1995 Best of Show.
  • From the creator of From Alice to Ocean and the Day in the Life Book Series.
  • Go on assignment with the world's top photographers.

You are invited...
to join me and 70 of the world's leading photojournalists on an extraordinary assignment: to create the most intimate portrait of Vietnam and its people to date.

The Vietnamese government granted us unprecedented permission to travel freely throughout this enigmatic country for seven days. As a result, we were able to capture unforgettable images of a nation and ancient culture in the midst of great change.

Through this interactive journey, I hope that you will not only come to know the people and stories behind these images, but also find yourself on your own passage of understanding about Vietnam today.

    • Rick Smola

Features include:

  • More than 400 photographs by leading photojournalists from 14 countries.
  • One hour of full-motion video.
  • Interactive passages covering Vietnam's history and culture.
  • Virtual Galleries showcasing the careers of well-known photojournalists with guided tours of their work.
  • Videos of the photojournalists on assignment.
  • Interactive photo-editing sessions.
  • An interactive map of Vietnam that lets you view the pictures by location or photographer.
  • Essays by renowned travel writer Pico Iyer, Pulitzer Prize winner Stanley Karnow and Peter Saidel of the Vietnam Investment Review.
  • Traditional Vietnamese music throughout.

As part of a larger project that includes a Passage to Vietnam book and PBS television documentary, this CD-ROM represents a unique perspective only possible with multimedia.

  • Discover a country whose beauty and soul are only now revealing themselves after decades of turmoil.
  • An hour of full-motion video brings images to life and gives you an up-close view of Vietnamese culture.
  • Take part in interactive photo-editing sessions with the picture editors of Time, Newsweek, Fortune and National Geographic.
  • Tour Virtual Galleries of leading photojournalists and learn the stories behind the photos that made them famous.
  • The Quebe, a compact and easy-to-use 3-D navigating tool, that magically revolves to take you everywhere you want to go on your passage to Vietnam.

System Requirements

PC Windows 3.1
Required CPU 386
Required RAM 8MB
Requires Mouse Yes
Required Audio 8-bit sound card
Supported Video VGA 256 Color
Misc Support Headphones or speakers
Mac System 7.0
Required CPU Mac II
Required RAM 8MB
Supported Video 13" 256 Color

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