Item Details

The West: Episode 4 Death Runs Riot [electronic resource]

a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV, Washington in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, Dayton Duncan
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
In the 1850's, more American pioneers moved west, bringing with them slavery and the sparks that would ignite the Civil War. Tactics that had defeated the armies of the South would then begin to be used against the Native Americans of the West.
Director
Stephen Ives
Performers
Narrator, Peter Coyote.
Release Date
1996
Run Time
86 min.
Language
English
Notes
Originally broadcast in 1996.
Variant Title
West: Death runs riot.
Series
VIVA PBS Streaming Video Collection
VIVA Streaming Video Collection
Credits
Executive producer, Ken Burns ; photography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore ; editor, Richard Hankin ; music, Matthias Gohl ; consultant, Geoffrey C. Ward.
Published
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005, 1996].
Publisher no.
pbs_wet000-4 PBS Video
Access Restriction
Digital content license from PBS Video, [2005] ; available to 2005 VIVA member institutions.
Related Resources
More information on this video:
Description
1 streaming video file (86 min.) : digital, MP4 file, sd., col. and b&w.
Mode of access: Internet
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