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|Named Person:||Abraham Lincoln|
|Material Type:||Videorecording, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Visual material, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ken Burns; Ric Burns; Colleen Dewhurst; Laurence Fishburne; Morgan Freeman; Jeremy Irons; Derek Jacobi; Jason Robards; Sam Waterston; Bruce Shaw; Hoyt Axton; Geoffrey C Ward; David G McCullough; American Documentary, Inc.; Florentine Films.; Time-Life Video.; PBS Home Video.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
|Notes:||Originally produced as a television mini-series in 1990.
Special features: behind-the-scenes: "The Civil War Reconstruction" ; commentary track by Ken Burns ; interviews with George Will, Shelby Foote and Stanley Crouch ; biography cards and battlefield maps.
|Credits:||Cinematographers, Ken Burns, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Tricia Reidy, Bruce Shaw.|
|Performer(s):||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 videodiscs (660 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, 5.1 surround sound, digitally remastered.|
|Contents:||Disc 1. Episode one : the Cause (1861), DVD special features --
Disc 2. Episodes two and three : A Very Bloody Affair, Forever Free (1862) --
Disc 3. Episodes four and five : Simply Murder, the Universe of Battle (1863) --
Disc 4. Episodes six and seven : Valley of the Shadow of Death, Most Hallowed Ground (1864) --
Disc 5. Episodes eight and nine : War is All Hell, the Better Angles of Our Nature (1865).
|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.|