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The West: Episode 9 One Sky Above Us [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
Los Angeles steals its water supply, millions of Mexicans migrate north, and Hollywood begins to shape the West and the nation's image of it. At the end of the 19th century, America celebrated the "closing" of the West, but differing historical accounts help us learn how the West's story never ends, and how it continues to influence American life today
Director
Stephen Ives
Performers
Narrator, Peter Coyote.
Release Date
1996
Run Time
64 min.
Language
English
Rating
Not rated
Notes
Originally broadcast in 1996
Variant Title
West: One sky above us.
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_wet000-9 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 (64 min.) : digital, MP4 file, sd., col. with b&w sequences.
Mode of access: Internet
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