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The Civil War

Author: Ken BurnsDavid G McCulloughBuddy SquiresPaul BarnesBruce ShawAll authors
Publisher: [Atlanta, Ga.] : Turner Home Entertainment ; [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Civil War is the first full scale film history of the terrible conflict that tore the country apart and defined us as a nation. Discusses various battles and their impact on a divided country.
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Genre/Form: History
Documentary films
Feature films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; David G McCullough; Buddy Squires; Paul Barnes; Bruce Shaw; Tricia Reidy; Nicholas Hansen; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); Florentine Films.
ISBN: 0780617908 9780780617902 0780618424 9780780618428 0780618432 9780780618435 0780618440 9780780618442 0780618459 9780780618459 0780618467 9780780618466 0780618475 9780780618473 0780618483 9780780618480 0780618491 9780780618497 0780618505 9780780618503
OCLC Number: 37495839
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Documentary series covering the Civil War. Uses historical materials featuring the people, places, and events.
Credits: Cinematography, Ken Burns & Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Bruce Shaw, Tricia Reidy, Nicholas Hansen.
Performer(s): Narrator, David McCullough.
Description: 9 videocassettes (11 hr., 20 min.) : sd., b&w, with col. sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: vol. 1. The cause : 1861 --
Vol. 2. A very bloody affair : 1862 --
Vol. 3. Forever free : 1862 --
Vol. 4. Simply murder : 1863 --
Vol. 5. The universe of battle : 1863 --
vol. 6. Valley of the shadow of death : 1864 --
Vol. 7. Most hallowed ground : 1864 --
Vol. 8. War is all hell : 1865 --
Vol. 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 : 1864.
Most hallowed ground : 1864.
War is all hell :1865.
Better angels of our nature : 1865.
Responsibility: WETA ; a Florentine Films production ; a film by Ken Burns.

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The Civil War is the first full scale film history of the terrible conflict that tore the country apart and defined us as a nation. Discusses various battles and their impact on a divided country.

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