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The Civil War

Author: Ken Burns; David G McCullough; Florentine Films.; Time-Life Video.
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : Time Life Video, 1989.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This landmark documentary film series movingly and vividly presents the entire sweep of the war, from the battlefields to the homefronts, from the politicians and generals to the enlisted men and their families, from the causes of the war and the opening guns at Sumter to the stillness at Appomatox and Lincoln's assassination and beyond.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; David G McCullough; Florentine Films.; Time-Life Video.
OCLC Number: 23229487
Notes: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Producer, Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns and Ken Burns.
Performer(s): Narrator, David McCullough.
Description: 9 videocassettes (11 hr., 21 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: v. 1. The cause, 1861 --
v. 2. A very bloody affair, 1862 --
v. 3. Forever free, 1862 --
v. 4. Simply murder. v. 5. The universe of Battle, 1863 --
v. 6. Valley of the Shadow of Death, 1864 --
v. 7. Most hallowed ground, 1864 --
v. 8. War is all hell, 1865 --
v. 9. The Better angels of our nature.
Responsibility: Florentine Films.

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This landmark documentary film series movingly and vividly presents the entire sweep of the war, from the battlefields to the homefronts, from the politicians and generals to the enlisted men and their families, from the causes of the war and the opening guns at Sumter to the stillness at Appomatox and Lincoln's assassination and beyond.

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