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The Civil War / a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; producers, Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns, Ken Burns.

Burns, Ken, 1953- (Added Author). Ward, Geoffrey C. (Added Author). Burns, Ric. (Added Author). McCullough, David G. (Added Author). Plimpton, George. (Added Author). Freeman, Morgan. (Added Author). Robards, Jason. (Added Author). PBS Home Video. (Added Author). George Plimpton, Jason Robards, Morgan Freeman, Sam Waterston; Narration: David McCullough. (Cast).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781608834020
  • ISBN: 1608834026
  • Physical Description: 6 videodiscs (660 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet
  • Edition: Commemorative ed. 150th anniversary
  • Publisher: [United States] : PBS Home Video, 2011.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1990
Special features: Bonus disc: From the archive: Shelby Foote interviews; interview with Ken Burns; additional interviews: George Will, Stanley Crouch, Shelby Foote, and Jay Ungar & Molly Mason; commentary with Ken Burns; biography cards; battlefield maps; Civil War challenge
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1: Cause (episode 1) 1861 -- Disc 2: A very bloody affair (episode 2); Forever free (episode 3) 1862 -- Disc 3: Simply murder (episode 4); Universe of battle (episode 5) 1863 -- Disc 4: Valley of the shadow of death (episode 6); Most hallowed ground (episode 7) 1864 -- Disc 5: War is all hell (episode 8); Better angels of our nature (episode 9) 1865 -- Disc 6: Bonus disc
Participant or Performer Note:
George Plimpton, Jason Robards, Morgan Freeman, Sam Waterston; Narration: David McCullough.
Summary, etc.:
Ken Burns's Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; region 1, full screen; 5.1 surround (discs 1-5), 2.0 stereo (disc 6).
Language Note:
In English, with English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865.
Military art and science > History.
Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861.
Genre: Documentary television programs.

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