The Way West (1995)

  
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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.
 
SKU: D51653
$34.99
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