Way West

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/6/2004
  • UPC: 016351094797
  • Source: Shanachie
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Black & White / Stereo
  • Sound: stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 6:00:00
  • Format: DVD

Scene Index

Side #1 -- Westward, the Course of Empire Takes Its Way, 1845-1864
1. Play Program [6:54]
2. Millions on the Move [7:26]
3. Permanent Indian Domain Out West [3:53]
4. Gold Fever [8:15]
5. Friction on the Northern Plains [7:40]
6. Lakota Village Massacre in Nebraska [13:06]
7. Comstock Load Discovered in Nevada [11:02]
8. Starving Sioux Rise Up in Minnesota [11:27]
9. Sitting Bull Takes the Offensive [5:21]
10. Sand Creek Massacre [4:23]
11. Reservations or Extermination [10:45]
Side #2 -- The Approach of Cilvilization, 1865-1869
1. Play Program [5:24]
2. Railroad Helps Conquer the West [7:06]
3. Union Army Tackles Indian Wars [9:49]
4. Struggle for Bozeman Trail [7:25]
5. Railroad Outposts Sprout Towns [7:32]
6. Buffalo Herds Decimated [9:13]
7. Custer's Erratic Behavior [7:51]
8. Red Cloud's Triumph [9:06]
9. Battle of Washita [5:47]
10. Quaker Church Enlisted to Pacify Indians [10:26]
11. Indians on the Run [6:31]
Side #3 -- The War for the Black Hills, 1870-1876
1. Play Program [6:00]
2. Manifest Destiny 25 Years Later [5:16]
3. Another Broken Promise [8:23]
4. Custer's Adversary Crazy Horse [5:03]
5. Slaughtering the Buffalo [7:24]
6. The Panic of 1873 [5:36]
7. Gold in the Black Hills [10:41]
8. Preparing for the Last Great Showdown [6:17]
9. The Battle of the Rosebud [6:04]
10. On to Little Big Horn [8:35]
11. Custer's Annihilation [11:54]
12. Aftermath [10:41]
Side #4 -- Ghost Dance, 1877-1893
1. Play Program [6:16]
2. Harassment and Starvation [4:43]
3. The End of Crazy Horse [4:59]
4. A Tide of Retribution [4:12]
5. The West of the Imagination [2:59]
6. Blessings of Civilization [5:18]
7. Ghost Dance Religion [9:18]
8. Banning the Ghost Dance [8:21]
9. Sitting Bull's Last Days [10:33]
10. Massacre at Wounded Knee [12:30]
11. Death of a Dream [7:37]
12. White Homesteaders [12:17]
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Side #1 -- Westward, the Course of Empire Takes Its Way, 1845-1864
   Play Program
   Scene Access
Side #2 -- The Approach of Cilvilization, 1865-1869
   Play Program
   Scene Access
Side #3 -- The War for the Black Hills, 1870-1876
   Play Program
   Scene Access
Side #4 -- Ghost Dance, 1877-1893
   Play Program
   Scene Access
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    The Way West is spectacular

    A beautiful, heartbreaking series. Ric Burns at his best.

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