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The Resource The West, Ken Burns presents ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Dayton Duncan ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson and Michael Kantor ; the West Film Project, Inc., Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc

The West, Ken Burns presents ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Dayton Duncan ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson and Michael Kantor ; the West Film Project, Inc., Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc

Label
The West
Title
The West
Statement of responsibility
Ken Burns presents ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Dayton Duncan ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson and Michael Kantor ; the West Film Project, Inc., Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Related
Cataloging source
UMC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editors, Richard Hankin, Michael Levine, Adam Zucker ; narrator, Peter Coyote
Runtime
707
Series statement
PBS Video database of America's history & culture
Series volume
v. 230-238
Technique
live action
Label
The West, Ken Burns presents ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Dayton Duncan ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson and Michael Kantor ; the West Film Project, Inc., Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast in 1996
  • This program is indexed by the PBS Video database of America's history & culture merged index. The index is available in print and online
  • "PBS index"--Container
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
episode 1. The people (82 min.) (VC 11553) -- episode 2. Empire upon the trails (84 min.) (VC 11554) -- episode 3. The speck of the future (84 min.) (VC 11555) -- episode 4. Death runs riot (84 min.) (VC 11546) -- episode 5. The grandest enterprise under God (84 min.) (VC 11556) -- episode 6. Fight no more forever (85 min.) (VC 11557) -- episode 7. The geography of hope (84 min.) (VC 11558) -- episode 8. Ghost dance (58 min.) (VC 11559) -- episode 9. One sky above us (62 min.) (VC 11560)
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
9 videocassettes (707 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
WEST-101--WEST-109
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370605373
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The West, Ken Burns presents ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Dayton Duncan ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson and Michael Kantor ; the West Film Project, Inc., Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast in 1996
  • This program is indexed by the PBS Video database of America's history & culture merged index. The index is available in print and online
  • "PBS index"--Container
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
episode 1. The people (82 min.) (VC 11553) -- episode 2. Empire upon the trails (84 min.) (VC 11554) -- episode 3. The speck of the future (84 min.) (VC 11555) -- episode 4. Death runs riot (84 min.) (VC 11546) -- episode 5. The grandest enterprise under God (84 min.) (VC 11556) -- episode 6. Fight no more forever (85 min.) (VC 11557) -- episode 7. The geography of hope (84 min.) (VC 11558) -- episode 8. Ghost dance (58 min.) (VC 11559) -- episode 9. One sky above us (62 min.) (VC 11560)
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
9 videocassettes (707 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
WEST-101--WEST-109
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn370605373
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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