The Way West (4 Part Video Series)

Color, 6 hrs.
Director: Ric Burns

This documentary takes a photographic journey across an expanding American nation. Famous actors read the letters, diaries, and memoirs of the men and women who settled in the old west. Episode 1: (1845-1864)- “Westward, the Course of Empire Takes Its Way,” Episode 2: (1865-1869)- “The Approach of Civilization,” Episode 3: (1870-1876)- “The War for the Black Hills,” Episode 4: (1877-1893)- “Ghost Dance.”

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