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Across the sea of grass

Author: Ned KellySusan WesternGeorge PageWNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.All authors
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : PBS Video, ©1991.
Series: Land of the eagle, 4.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces journeys of early pioneers in the land beyond the Mississippi who made their way across the plains that were home to buffalo, grizzly bears and tribes of Mandan, Sioux, and Pawnee. It shows how determined settlers turned the wild lands into wheat fields and why the destruction of the buffalo herds had such an impact on the Indian population.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction television programs
Nature television programs
Documentary television programs
Television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ned Kelly; Susan Western; George Page; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; PBS Video.
ISBN: 0793606551 : 9780793606559
OCLC Number: 26292377
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: The fourth episode from the television series: Land of the eagle, originally broadcast on the PBS series Nature.
"Nature special presentation."
Credits: Photographer, Neil Rettig ; film editor, Martin Elsbury ; music, Martin Kiszko.
Performer(s): Host and narrator, George Page.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Land of the eagle, 4.
Other Titles: Nature (Television program)
Land of the eagle (Television program)
Responsibility: a co-production of Thirteen/WNET and BBC-TV ; produced by Ned Kelly, Susan Western.

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Traces journeys of early pioneers in the land beyond the Mississippi who made their way across the plains that were home to buffalo, grizzly bears and tribes of Mandan, Sioux, and Pawnee. It shows how determined settlers turned the wild lands into wheat fields and why the destruction of the buffalo herds had such an impact on the Indian population.

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