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Title The Civil War [videorecording] / a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns and Ken Burns ; directed by Ken Burns.

Imprint [United States] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Civil    ---  Available
Description 6 videodiscs (660 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; NTSC, region 1; full screen presentation; 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo.
Language Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Note Title from container.
Cast George Plimpton, Jason Robards, Morgan Freeman, Sam Waterston; Narration: David McCullough.
Note Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1990.
Audience Rating: Not rated.
Summary 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.
Contents 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.
Note Special features: Bonus disc: From the archive: Shelby Foote interviews; interview with Ken Burns; additional interviews: George Will, Stanley Crouch, Shelby Foote, and Jay Ungar & Molly Mason; commentary with Ken Burns; biography cards; battlefield maps; Civil War challenge.
Credits Director, Ken Burns.
Subject DVD-Video discs.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Confederate States of America -- History, Military.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Added Author Burns, Ken, 1953-
Ward, Geoffrey C.
Burns, Ric.
ISBN 9781608834020
Standard No. 841887014052
Music No. CIVW6400 PBS Home Video
84913 PBS Home Video

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