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The West. [Episode 9], One sky above us

Author: Ken BurnsStephen IvesGeoffrey C WardDayton DuncanJody AbramsonAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005, 1996]
Edition/Format:   Video   Visual material   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Los Angeles steals its water supply, millions of Mexicans migrate north, and Hollywood begins to shape the West and the nation's image of it. At the end of the 19th century, America celebrated the "closing" of the West, but differing historical accounts help us learn how the West's story never ends, and how it continues to influence American life today.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Stephen Ives; Geoffrey C Ward; Dayton Duncan; Jody Abramson; Michael Kantor; Buddy Squires; Allen Moore; Adam Zucker; Peter Coyote; Teese Gohl; Insignia Films.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); Florentine Films.; Time Life Video & Television.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); PBS Video.; VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia.
OCLC Number: 122264413
Notes: Originally broadcast in 1996.
Credits: Director of photography, Buddy Squires with Allen Moore ; edited by Adam Zucker ; music by Matthias Gohl.
Performer(s): Narrator, Peter Coyote.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 streaming video file (64 min.) : digital, MP4 file, sound, color with black and white sequences
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; Online video system requirements: QuickTime 7 player (or equivalent).
Other Titles: West: One sky above us
Responsibility: a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV Washington in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan.

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Los Angeles steals its water supply, millions of Mexicans migrate north, and Hollywood begins to shape the West and the nation's image of it. At the end of the 19th century, America celebrated the "closing" of the West, but differing historical accounts help us learn how the West's story never ends, and how it continues to influence American life today.

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