American Experience - The Donner Party
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Overview - From the PBS series "The American Experience" comes this harrowing tale of survival. Like many others with the pioneering spirit, the Donner party headed west for California in 1846, following their American Dream. Hitting difficult terrain and even more difficult weather, they were forced into some of the most excruciating survival techniques known to man, and their name has become synonymous with their hardship--and their curse.  Read more...

 
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Overview

From the PBS series "The American Experience" comes this harrowing tale of survival. Like many others with the pioneering spirit, the Donner party headed west for California in 1846, following their American Dream. Hitting difficult terrain and even more difficult weather, they were forced into some of the most excruciating survival techniques known to man, and their name has become synonymous with their hardship--and their curse.

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Ric Burns - Documentary Director

 
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    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 56
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 841887051460
  • Genre: Television: PBS
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Release Date: December 2002

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Movies > Education/General Interest
Movies > American History/Culture

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Cannibalism
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