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The West: Episode 7 Geography of Hope [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
Many Americans who set out to change the West found that the West changed them instead. View the broad panorama of western experiences including those of homesteaders and farmers on the Great Plains, Chinese immigrants, Hispanic townspeople in California, Mormons in Utah, the great showman Buffalo Bill Cody, cowboys during the fall of the great ranching boom, African-American sharecroppers searching for a "Promised Land," and Native Americans on the reservations
Director
Stephen Ives
Performers
Narrator, Peter Coyote.
Release Date
1996
Run Time
86 min.
Language
English
Rating
Not rated
Notes
Originally broadcast in 1996
Variant Title
West: Geography of hope.
Series
VIVA PBS Streaming Video Collection
VIVA Streaming Video Collection
Credits
Director of photography, Buddy Squires with Allen Moore ; edited by Adam Zucker ; music by Matthias Gohl.
Published
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005, 1996].
Publisher no.
pbs_wet000-7 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. with b&w sequences.
Mode of access: Internet
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