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The Civil War.

Burns, Ken, 1953- (film director,, film producer,, screenwriter.). McCullough, David G., (narrator.). Dewhurst, Colleen, (voice actor.). Fishburne, Laurence, III, 1961- (voice actor.). Freeman, Morgan, (voice actor.). Irons, Jeremy, 1948- (voice actor.). Jacobi, Derek, (voice actor.). Robards, Jason, (voice actor.). Waterston, Sam, (voice actor.). Axton, Hoyt, (voice actor.).

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  • 3 of 6 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Montgomery City Public.

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Montgomery City Public Library DVD CIV Episodes 1-5 (Text) EPISODES 1-5 31927000025691 Adult DVD Checked out 02/09/2021
Montgomery City Public Library DVD CIV Episodes 6-9 (Text) EPISODES 6-9 31927000025692 Adult DVD Available -

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General Note:
Originally broadcast on television by PBS as a television mini-series in 1990.
"Fully restored"--Box.
Special features: Making The Civil War: 25 years later; Restoring The Civil War; Complete high definition Shelby Foote interviews; Shelby Foote interview (2002); Remembering The Civil War: interview with Ken Burns; The Civil War in the classroom. Collector's booklet with bonus historical information and a letter from Ken Burns.
Formatted Contents Note:
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, etc.:
Ken Burns' 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.
Target Audience Note:
TV rating: TV-PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen (16x9) presentation; 5.1 surround (Discs 1-5), 2.0 stereo (Disc 6).
Language Note:
In English; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Awards Note:
Emmy Awards, 1991: Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming (Geoffrey C. Ward (writer), Ric Burns (writer), Ken Burns (writer) - For episode #9: "The Better Angels Of Our Nature") ; Outstanding Informational Series (Ken Burns (producer), Ric Burns (producer), Stephen Ives (co-producer), Julie Dunfey (co-producer), Mike Hill (co-producer), Catherine Eisele (coordinating producer) - For episode #5 "The Universe Of Battle").
Subject: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Military art and science > History.
Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865.
Confederate States of America > History, Military.
Genre: Historical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.

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