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The American West / Octapixx Worldwide.

Jones, James Earl. (Added Author). Mill Creek Entertainment. (Added Author). Octapixx Worldwide (Firm) (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg DVD 978 AME (Text) All Discs 32826014033682 DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 8 videodiscs (32 hours) : sound, color, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Minneapolis, MN] : Mill Creek Entertainment, [2010]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1: Great Indian wars, 1540-1890 (ca 222 min.) -- Disc 2: Outlaws & gunslingers (ca 146 min.)-- Discs 3 & 4: Trail of Tears: a Native American documentary collection (ca 263 min.) -- Discs 5 & 6: American history of the wild west (ca 671 min.)-- Discs 7 & 8: Native America: voices from the land (ca 588 min.).
Participant or Performer Note:
Narration by James Earl Jones.
Summary, etc.:
"Freedom adventure simplicity resilience honesty and pastoral bliss describe the supposed characteristics of the American West. With a history rich in culture struggle and triumphs this compelling documentary collection provides insight to the people places and events that shaped the lives of millions of people. From the aboriginal Native Americans to the legendary outlaws of the frontier this comprehensive overview of America s pioneers explores the truths the myths and the heart of the land and its people"--Container.
GREAT INDIAN WARS - 1540-1890. The year 1540 was a crucial turning point in American history. The Great Indian Wars were incited by Francisco Vazquez de Coronado when his expedition to the Great Plains launched the inevitable 350-year struggle between the white man and the American Indians. From that point forward the series of battles between the military and civilian forces of the United States and the native American Indians began when blood was shed and ultimately tens of thousands of lives were lost on both sides.
OUTLAWS & GUNSLINGERS. The year was 1865. The nation s bloodiest conflict the Civil War had just ended. It tore the nation apart into North and South Republican and Democrat. It spawned a new generation of weapons designed only to kill men and it trained a generation of men to kill other men. From this year forward for the next 35 years the South and the North would continue the war in the Wild West.
TRAIL OF TEARS - A Native American Documentary Collection. Native Americans have experienced a history full of oppression and racism. This harrowing and compelling compilation of 4 award-winning documentary programs chronicles the struggles of the Native American culture from the forced relocation known as the Trail of Tears to the current issues faced by America s aboriginal people. Featuring narration by James Earl Jones and presented by Wes Studi (Geronimo: An American Legend Avatar). Includes celebrity voice-over participation from James Garner, Crystal Gayle and more.
AMERICAN HISTORY OF THE WILD WEST. Saddle up for a rousing look at the wild West. Be transported into the wild and wooly past of the American Wild West In this fascinating 12 documentary collection you'll find history lore and biographies of the lives and times of those who populated the Wild West.
NATIVE AMERICA - Voices From the Land. This compelling documentary collection examines Native North-American culture past and present and its attempts to halt assimilation and retain native cultural traditions. Through historical and contemporary photographs paintings artwork archive footage reenactments and interviews the rich culture and history of America s aboriginal people is showcased across 32 unique and important features. Witness the struggles and hardships the practices and traditions the art and beauty of this country s natives past present and future.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TV PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, NTSC.
Subject: West (U.S.) > History.
United States > History.
Genre: Documentary films.

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