|类型/形式：||Historical television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Ken Burns; Stephen Ives; Geoffrey C Ward; Dayton Duncan; Jody Abramson; Michael Kantor; Peter Coyote; 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)
|语言注释：||In English; closed-captioned in English.|
|注意：||Originally produced as a documentary television program in 1996.
Program notes on set container include episode summaries and a message from Ken Burns & Stephen Ives ("New perspectives on the West").
Individual episodes of this program are indexed by the PBS Video database of America's history & culture merged index. The index is available in print and online.
"Presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original television exhibition"--Container.
Special features (disc 1): making-of featurette (9 min.); interview with Burns & Ives & Geoffrey C. Ward (originally broadcast on The Charlie Rose Show, 22 min.); 4 interactive maps; "The West" trivia quiz (10 questions); "Did you know ...? Frontier facts" (10 entries).
|制作人员：||Editors, Richard Hankin, Michael Levine, Adam Zucker ; supervising editor, Paul Barnes ; director of photography, Buddy Squires with Allen Moore ; music by Matthias Gohl ; narrator, Peter Coyote.|
|演员：||Narrated by Peter Coyote.|
|描述：||5 videodiscs (707 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|详述：||DVD, NTSC; region 1; Dolby surround stereo.|
|内容：||disc 1. Ep. 1, The people (82 min.) --
disc 2. Eps. 2 & 3, Empire upon the trails (84 min.) ; The speck of the future (84 min.) --
disc 3. Eps. 4 & 5, Death runs riot (84 min.) ; The grandest enterprise under God (84 min.) --
disc 4. Eps. 6 & 7, Fight no more forever (85 min.) ; The geography of hope (84 min.) --
disc 5, Eps. 8 & 9, Ghost dance (58 min.) ; One sky above us (62 min.).
Empire upon the trails.
Speck of the future.
Death runs riot.
Grandest enterprise under God.
Fight no more forever.
Geography of hope.
One sky above us.
West (Television program)
Ken Burns presents The West
|责任：||Ken Burns presents ; a film by Stephen Ives ; 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.|
Chronicles the history of the American West, starting with the first European explorations and ending with the beginning of the 20th century. Examines the impact of the white settlers on the lives of the Native Americans and the land. Also discusses the Gold Rush, the Civil War, the building of the transcontinental railroad, the battle of Little Bighorn, and the massacre at Wounded Knee.