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The Civil War : a film by Ken Burns

Author: Ken Burns; David G McCullough; PBS Home Video.
Publisher: Alexandra, VA : PBS Home Video, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This documentary brings to life America's most destructive--and defining-- conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; David G McCullough; PBS Home Video.
OCLC Number: 466309307
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Originally produced for PBS in 1990.
Cast: Narrated by David McCullough.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (660 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Special features: Behind the scenes: The Civil War Reconstruction --
Commentary by Ken Burns --
Additional interviews with ken Burns, Shelby Foote, George Will and Stanley Crouch --
Biography cards --
Battlefield maps --
Civil War challenge --
Ken Burns: Making History --
A conversation with Ken Burns --
Language: English 5.1 surround --
Subtitles: English. Episode 1: The cause, 1861 --
Episode 2: A Very bloody affair, 1862 --
Episode 3: Forever free, 1862 --
Episode 4: Simply murder, 1863 --
Episode 5: The Universe of battle, 1863 --
Episode 6: Valley of the shadow of death, 1984 --
Episode 7: Most hallowed ground, 1864 --
Episode 8: War is all hell, 1865 --
Episode 9: The Better angels of our nature, 1865.
Other Titles: Cause, 1861.
Very bloody affair, 1862.
Forever free, 1862.
Simply murder, 1863.
Universe of battle, 1863.
Valley of the shadow of death, 1984.
Most hallowed ground, 1864.
War is all hell, 1865.
Better angels of our nature, 1865.
Responsibility: Florentine Films ; WETA-Washington ; produced by Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, Rick Burns, Ken Burns.

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This documentary brings to life America's most destructive--and defining-- conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.

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