The Way West (1995)
This incisive four-part look at the nation's Western expansion, hosted by noted documentarian Ric Burns, draws on paintings, maps, interviews, and narration from Holly Hunter, F. Murray Abraham and others to track the conquest of the frontier from 1845 to 1893. Includes "Westward, The Course of Empire Takes Its Way," "The Approach of Civilization," "The War for the Black Hills," and "Ghost Dance." 6 hrs. total on two discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English stereo.
- Ric Burns
- Black & White / Color
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: David Mccullough, Stephen Ambrose, Charlotte Black Elk, Dee Brown, John Carter, Ian Frazier, Michael Her Many Horses, Alvin M Josephy Jr, Thomas McGuane, Marie Not Help Him, Mardell Plainfeather, Russell Baker, F. Murray Abraham, Philip Bosco, J. D. Cannon, Rodney Grant, Graham Greene, Holly Hunter, Gene Jones, Amy Madigan, E. G. Marshall, Matthew Modine, Chris Murney, George Plimpton, Ving Rhames... More