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The West/ Ken Burns presents ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; executive producer, Ken Burns ; 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.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Franklin Co PL Dist. - Laurel PL DVD 978 WES Y (Text) 36241000454742 DVD-Yellow Available -

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  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (12 hrs.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Bonus features:
Formatted Contents Note:
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.)
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Peter Coyote.
Summary, etc.:
the West comes to life in this penetrating history that overturns old stereotypes, discovers new personalities, and explores triumphs and tragedies that make The West the source of some of the most compelling stories in American history.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: not rated
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital, 1080p High Definition; requires DVD player.
Subject: Frontier and pioneer life  > West (U.S.) 
West (U.S.)  > History. 

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