The Resource The people, a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV, Washington, in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor, (videorecording)

The people, a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV, Washington, in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor, (videorecording)

Label
The people
Title
The people
Statement of responsibility
a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV, Washington, in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor
Contributor
Director
Editor
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • To the original Native American inhabitants, the West has been a land of myth. To the European settlers, the West was a "wilderness" to be conquered. Nearly 100 years before the American Revolution, the Pueblo people of the Southwest rose up against their European masters and drove the Spanish from their lands. Then, with America's purchase of the Louisiana Territory in 1804, Lewis and Clark set off to find the fabled Northwest Passage, as a confident young nation
  • prepared for its own epic march across the West
Member of
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
West (Television program)
Credits note
Senior/executive producer, Ken Burns ; edited by Richard Hankin ; narrated by Peter Coyote ; senior program consultant, Geoffrey C. Ward
Funding information
Corporate funding provided by General Motors ; major support also provided by National Endowment for the Humanities, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, PBS.
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ives, Stephen
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • Hankin, Robert
  • Burns, Ken
  • Coyote, Peter
  • Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association
  • PBS Video
  • Insignia Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • Florentine Films
  • Time Life Video & Television
Runtime
84
Series statement
The West
Series volume
Episode 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • West (U.S.)
Technique
other
Label
The people, a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV, Washington, in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Episode 1 of the nine-part television program, The West
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (84 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col. & b&w
Publisher number
West-101
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • OCM35797665
  • CARL035797665
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
The people, a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV, Washington, in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Episode 1 of the nine-part television program, The West
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (84 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col. & b&w
Publisher number
West-101
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • OCM35797665
  • CARL035797665
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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