THE WAY WEST

The Way the West Was Lost and Won, 1845–1893

2 DVDs

$34.99

   Order Code: PBS271DV   
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Written and directed by Ric Burns for The American Experience, this 1995 documentary chronicles the tale of western settlement and the centuries-old conflict between whites and Native Americans.

Narrated by Russell Baker, the story is divided into 42 chapters selectable from main menus on two DVDs. In addition to unforgettable visuals (many new or rarely seen photos plus archival film), program features include well-known voices for character parts, commentary by historians, and haunting background music.

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Copyright

1995

Publisher

PBS

Grade

7 and up

Color

Color and black-and-white

Run Time

360 minutes