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The Civil War

Author: Ken BurnsRic BurnsGeoffrey C WardDavid G McCulloughHoyt AxtonAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : PBS Home Video : Warner Home Video, [2002], ©1990.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Military history
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Ric Burns; Geoffrey C Ward; David G McCullough; Hoyt Axton; Colleen Dewhurst; Laurence Fishburne; Morgan Freeman; Jeremy Irons; Derek Jacobi; Jason Robards; Sam Waterston; Buddy Squires; Paul Barnes; Tricia Reidy; Bruce Shaw; American Documentary, Inc.; Florentine Films.; Time-Life Video.; PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 0780638794 9780780638792
OCLC Number: 50606676
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a television mini series in 1990.
Special features: behind-the-scenes: "The Civil War Reconstruction."
Credits: Cinematographers, Ken Burns, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Tricia Reidy, Bruce Shaw.
Cast: Narrator: David McCullough ; voices: Hoyt Axton, Colleen Dewhurst, Laurence Fishburne, Morgan Freeman, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Jason Robards, Sam Waterston.
Awards: Emmy Awards, 1991: Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming (Geoffrey C. Ward (writer), Ric Burns (writer), Ken Burns (writer) - For episode #9: "The Better Angels Of Our Nature") ; Outstanding Informational Series (Ken Burns (producer), Ric Burns (producer), Stephen Ives (co-producer), Julie Dunfey (co-producer), Mike Hill (co-producer), Catherine Eisele (coordinating producer) - For episode #5 "The Universe Of Battle").
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 5 videocassettes (ca. 660 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, stereo.
Contents: 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: 1864 --
Episode 7. Most hallowed ground: 1864 --
Episode 8. War is all hell: 1865 --
Episode 9. The better angels of our nature: 1865.
Other Titles: Civil War (Television program)
Responsibility: American Documentaries, Inc., Florentine Films and Time-Life Video presents a film by Ken Burns ; producers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns ; writers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns, Geoffrey C. Ward ; director, Ken Burns.

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

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