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The way West. [Part 1], Westward, the course of empire takes its way

Author: Ric Burns; Lisa Ades; Steeplechase Films Inc.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); PBS Video.
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : PBS Video, [2007, 1995]
Series: American experience.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : English
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Follow the extraordinary story of how the West was lost and won, from the time of the Gold Rush until after the last gasp of the Indian Wars at Wounded Knee, and the clash of cultures as Native Americans and whites struggled bitterly over the land.
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Genre/Form: Films for the hearing impaired
History
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ric Burns; Lisa Ades; Steeplechase Films Inc.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 183709354
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Originally broadcast on the PBS television series The American Experience, May 8-9, 1995.
Credits: Writer, director, co-producer, Ric Burns; co-producer, Lisa Ades; editor, Bruce Shaw; original music, Brian Keane.
Performer(s): Host, David McCullough; Narrator, Russell Baker.
Description: 1 streaming video file (90 min.) : digital, MP4 file, sound, color with black and white sequences.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; Online video system requirements: Flash 6.0 (or higher).
Contents: [Pt. 1] Westward, the course of empire takes its way --
[pt 2] The Approach of civilization --
[pt. 3] The War for the Black Hills --
[pt. 4] Ghost dance.
Series Title: American experience.
Responsibility: Steeplechase Films in association with Channel Four Television ; WGBH, Boston.

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Follow the extraordinary story of how the West was lost and won, from the time of the Gold Rush until after the last gasp of the Indian Wars at Wounded Knee, and the clash of cultures as Native Americans and whites struggled bitterly over the land.

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