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Empire upon the trails

Author: Stephen IvesJody AbramsonMichael KantorGeoffrey C WardDayton DuncanAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video ; [Atlanta, Ga] : Turner Home Entertainment, ©1996.
Series: West, 1.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the early 1800's, no one knew who would control the seemingly infinite spaces of the West. Hopeful Americans moved onward toward Manifest Destiny, as they determined to make the West--all of it--their own.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Narcissa Prentiss Whitman; Sam Houston; Sager family.; Sam Houston; Sager family.; Narcissa Prentiss Whitman
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Ives; Jody Abramson; Michael Kantor; Geoffrey C Ward; Dayton Duncan; Ken Burns; Peter Coyote; Insignia Films.; Florentine Films.; Time Life Video & Television.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); PBS Home Video.; Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0780613457 9780780613454
OCLC Number: 36205852
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Historical TV documentary series.
"Ken Burns presents The West, a film by Stephen Ives"--Container.
Originally produced as a TV series by WETA-TV, Washington, D.C.
Credits: Executive producer, Ken Burns; producers, Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Dayton Duncan; photography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore; editor, Richard Hankin; supervising editor, Paul Barnes; narrator, Peter Coyote; music, Matthias Gohl; consultant, Geoffrey C. Ward.
Performer(s): Narrated by Peter Coyote.
Description: 1 videocassette (84 min.) : sd., col. and B & W ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: West, 1.
Other Titles: West.
Responsibility: a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV, Washington in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; directed by Stephen Ives.

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In the early 1800's, no one knew who would control the seemingly infinite spaces of the West. Hopeful Americans moved onward toward Manifest Destiny, as they determined to make the West--all of it--their own.

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