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Author: Stephen IvesKen BurnsPeter CoyoteGeoffrey C WardDayton DuncanAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The West begins as the whole world to the people who live there. It becomes a New World when Europeans arrive, a world shaken by incompatible visions. And almost three centuries later, when Lewis and Clark venture west to find a Northwest Passage, this world becomes the testing-ground for a young nation's continent-spanning dream."--Www.pbs.org.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Ives; Ken Burns; Peter Coyote; Geoffrey C Ward; Dayton Duncan; Jody Abramson; Michael Kantor; Insignia Films.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); Florentine Films.; Time Life Video & Television.; West Film Project, Inc.; PBS Home Video.; Paramount Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1415702489 9781415702482
OCLC Number: 56612414
Language Note: English audio ; English closed-captions for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Series originally produced in 1996 for broadcast on PBS.
Credits: Supervising editor, Paul Barnes ; editor, Richard Hankin ; music, Matthias Gohl.
Performer(s): Narrator, Peter Coyote ; featuring the voices of Philip Bosco, Tantoo Cardinal, Peter Gallagher, Murphy Guyer, Ken Littlehawk, Randolph Mantooth, Russell Means, Jimmy Smits.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 141 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1 ; full screen presentation; Dolby surround stereo.
Contents: Episode 1: The people (ca. 93 min.) --
DVD special features: The making of The West [featurette] (ca. 8 min.) --
Interview with the filmmakers [from the PBS series "Charlie Rose"] (ca. 22 min.) --
Interactive maps --
The West trivia quiz [text feature] --
Did you know ...? frontier facts [text feature] --
Photo credits [text feature].
Other Titles: West (Television program)
People
Ken Burns presents
Responsibility: A co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV, Washington ; in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; The West Film Project, Inc. / Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc. ; Ken Burns presents ; a film by Stephen Ives ; Executive producer, Ken Burns ; producers, Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson and Michael Kantor ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward and Dayton Duncan ; directed by Stephen Ives.

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"The West begins as the whole world to the people who live there. It becomes a New World when Europeans arrive, a world shaken by incompatible visions. And almost three centuries later, when Lewis and Clark venture west to find a Northwest Passage, this world becomes the testing-ground for a young nation's continent-spanning dream."--Www.pbs.org.

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