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The Civil War

Author: Ken BurnsGeoffrey C WardRic BurnsDavid G McCulloughSam WaterstonAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ken Burns' Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.
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Genre/Form: Historical television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television mini-series
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Military history
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Geoffrey C Ward; Ric Burns; David G McCullough; Sam Waterston; George Plimpton; Morgan Freeman; Jason Robards; PBS Home Video,
ISBN: 9781608834020 1608834026 1415757836 9781415757833
OCLC Number: 709617664
Language Note: Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1990.
Special features: Bonus disc: From the archive: Shelby Foote interviews; interview with Ken Burns; additional interviews: George Will, Stanley Crouch, Shelby Foote, and Jay Ungar & Molly Mason; commentary with Ken Burns; biography cards; battlefield maps; Civil War challenge.
Credits: Director, Ken Burns.
Cast: George Plimpton, Jason Robards, Morgan Freeman, Sam Waterston; Narration: David McCullough.
Target Audience: Rating: Not rated.
Description: 6 videodiscs (660 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (15 p. : ill. (some color) ; 19 cm)
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; full screen presentation; 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo.
Contents: Disc 1: Cause (episode 1) 1861 --
disc 2: Very bloody affair (episode 2) ; Forever free (episode 3) 1862 --
disc 3: Simply murder (episode 4); Universe of battle (episode 5) 1863 --
disc 4: Valley of the shadow of death (episode 6) ; Most hallowed ground (episode 7) 1864 --
disc 5: War is all hell (episode 8) ; Better angels of our nature (episode 9) 1865 --
disc 6: Bonus disc.
Responsibility: a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns and Ken Burns ; directed by Ken Burns.

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Ken Burns' Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.

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