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|Named Person:||Abraham Lincoln|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ken Burns; Geoffrey C Ward; Ric Burns; David G McCullough; Colleen Dewhurst; Laurence Fishburne; Morgan Freeman; Jeremy Irons; Derek Jacobi; Jason Robards; Sam Waterston; Hoyt Axton; Bruce Shaw; Florentine Films.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); PBS Home Video.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
|ISBN:||1415702470 9781415702475 0780638875 9780780638877|
|Notes:||Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1990; produced in 1989.
Special features, disc 1: 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:||Narrator, David McCullough ; cinematographers, Ken Burns, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Tricia Reidy, Bruce Shaw.|
|Performer(s):||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 (ca. 700 min.) : sd., col. with b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, NTSC; 5.1 surround sound, digitally remastered.|
|Contents:||disc 1. Episode one : the Cause (1861) --
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).
|Other Titles:||Civil War (Television program)|
|Responsibility:||a Florentine Films presentation ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ric Burns with Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA-TV ; a production of Florentine Films.|
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
- Confederate States of America -- History, Military.
- Military art and science -- History.
- Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865.
- Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861.
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