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The way West

Author: Ric Burns; Lisa Ades; Steeplechase Films Inc.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); PBS Video.
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : PBS Video, ©1995.
Series: American experience.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ric Burns; Lisa Ades; Steeplechase Films Inc.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 32839990
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
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: 4 videocassettes (90 min. each) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: Episode 1. Westward, the course of empire takes its way --
Episode 2. The approach of civilization --
Episode 3. The war for the Black Hills --
Episode 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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