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Title:
The Civil War [videorecording] / a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; producers, Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns, Ken Burns.
Call Number:
SHARED SYSTEM
Publication Date:
c2011.
Edition:
Commemorative ed. 150th anniversary.
Publisher:
[United States] : PBS Home Video, c2011.
Physical Description:
6 videodiscs (660 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Performer:
George Plimpton, Jason Robards, Morgan Freeman, Sam Waterston; Narration: David McCullough.
Credits:
Director, Ken Burns.

George Plimpton, Jason Robards, Morgan Freeman, Sam Waterston; Narration: David McCullough.
Target Audience:
Rating: Not rated.
Notes:
Title from container.

Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1990.

Special features: Bonus disc: From the archive: Shelby Foote interviews; interview with Ken Burns; additional interviews: George Will, Stanley Crouch, Shelby Foote, and Jay Ungar & Molly Mason; commentary with Ken Burns; biography cards; battlefield maps; Civil War challenge.

DVD, full screen presentation; 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo, NTSC.

Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Contents:
Disc 1: Cause (episode 1) 1861 -- disc 2: Very bloody affair (episode 2) ; Forever free (episode 3) 1862 -- disc 3: Simply murder (episode 4); Universe of battle (episode 5) 1863 -- disc 4: Valley of the shadow of death (episode 6) ; Most hallowed ground (episode 7) 1864 -- disc 5: War is all hell (episode 8) ; Better angels of our nature (episode 9) 1865 -- disc 6: Bonus disc.
Summary:
Ken Burns's Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.
Added Uniform Title:
Civil War (Television program)
Horizon Bib Number:
1361016
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