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The Civil War

Author: Ken BurnsRic BurnsColleen DewhurstLaurence FishburneMorgan FreemanAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : PBS Home Video, [2002], ©1990.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Full screen versionView 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: DVD-Video discs
Historical television programs
Documentary television programs
Television mini-series
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television documentary
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
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)
ISBN: 1415702470 9781415702475
OCLC Number: 472352710
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
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.

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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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