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The Civil War

Author: Ken Burns; David G McCullough; Florentine Films.; PBS Adult Learning Service.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Publisher: Washington, DC : WETA-TV ; Alexandria, VA : PBS Adult Learning Service, 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.; PBS Adult Learning Service.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
OCLC Number: 22935413
Notes: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Taped off-the-air, Fall 1990, through licensing arrangement with PBS Adult Learning Service.
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., 38 min.) : sound, black and white with color sequences ; 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.
Other Titles: Cause, 1861
Very bloody affair, 1862
Forever free, 1862
Simply murder, 1863
Universe of battle, 1863
Valley of the shadow of death, 1864
Most hallowed ground, 1864
War is all hell, 1865
Better angels of out nature, 1865
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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