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The way West : how the West was lost and won

Author: David G McCulloughRussell BakerRic BurnsLisa AdesSteeplechase Films Inc.All authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Standard formatView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the final decades of the American frontier from the time of the Gold Rush until after the last gasp of the Indian wars at Wounded Knee.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David G McCullough; Russell Baker; Ric Burns; Lisa Ades; Steeplechase Films Inc.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1415716927 9781415716922
OCLC Number: 64584191
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program The American experience in 1995.
"The program contains information that may not be appropriate for all viewers. Viewer discretion is advised"--Container.
Credits: Produced by Bruce Shaw and Li-Shin Yu ; co-editor, Edward Barteski ; cinematography by Allen Moore ; music by Brian Keane.
Performer(s): Introduced by David McCullough ; narrated by Russell Baker.
Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 360 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; stereo; region 1; NTSC.
Contents: episode 1. Westward, the course of empire takes its way, 1845-1964 --
episode 2. Approach of civilization, 1865-1869 --
episode 3. War for the Black Hills, 1870-1876 --
episode 4. Ghost Dance, 1877-1893.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a Steeplechase Films production for The American Experience in association with Channel Four Television ; produced by Lisa Ades and Ric Burns ; written and directed by Ric Burns.

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Chronicles the final decades of the American frontier from the time of the Gold Rush until after the last gasp of the Indian wars at Wounded Knee.

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