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The way west : how the West was lost & won, 1845-1893 [DVD] / a Steeplechase Films production for the American Experience in association with Channel Four Television ; written and directed by Ric Burns ; produced by Lisa Ades and Ric Burns ; WGBH Educational Foundation.

Burns, Ric, director-producer-writer. (Added Author). Ades, Lisa, producer. (Added Author). McCullough, David, host. (Added Author). Baker, Russell, 1925- , narrator. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jennings County Public Library - North Vernon DVD 978 WAY (Text) 30653003356896 Adult NoN Fic dvd Available -
North Webster Community Public Library - North Webster DVD WAY Edu. (Text) 72436000088706 DVDs Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1415716927
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approx 6 hrs.) : sd., col & b&w. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full screen format (aspect ratio 4 x 3)
  • Publisher: Boston, Mass. : WGBH Boston ; 2006, c1995.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally produced as episodes of the television program The American experience in 1995.
Formatted Contents Note: [Episode 1] Westward, the course of empire takes its way, 1845-1964 -- [Episode 2] Approach of civilization, 1865-1869 -- [Episode 3] War for the Black Hills, 1870-1876 -- [Episode 4] Ghost Dance, 1877-1893.
Participant or Performer Note: Participants : Introduced by David McCullough ; narrated by Russell Baker.
Summary, etc.: Chronicles the final decades of the American frontier from the time of the Gold Rush until after the last gasp of the Indian wars at Wounded Knee.
Language Note: English soundtrack.
Subject: Indians of North America.
West (U.S.) > Territorial expansion.
United States > History > 19th century.

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