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The Civil War: A Film Directed By Ken Burns
- Ken Burns

Overview - Collector's set of the critically acclaimed Ken Burns' documentary miniseries and the highest rated PBS show in history. The Civil War is examined in exquisite detail as has never been done before using the words of citizens and slaves of the time.  Read more...

 
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Overview

Collector's set of the critically acclaimed Ken Burns' documentary miniseries and the highest rated PBS show in history. The Civil War is examined in exquisite detail as has never been done before using the words of citizens and slaves of the time.

Cast List

Ken Burns - Documentarian
Ken "The Kid" Burns - Documentarian

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 700
  • Color Format: B&W and Color
  • UPC: 841887031820
  • Genre: Television: PBS
  • Rating: NR
  • Release Date: March 2017

Related Categories:
Movies > Television
Movies > Education/General Interest
Movies > War/Civil War

Related Keywords:
Civil War
History
Documentary
Interviews

 
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Synopsis:
From PBS and filmmaker Ken Burns, the epic 11-part series on the Civil War, utilizing printed information from the period.

Notes:
Turner video collection #5316 includes a "Making Of" documentary. The volumes are available individually. Refer to the individual titles for more complete information. Volume 1: "The Cause 1861" Volume 2: "A Very Bloody Affair 1862" Volume 3: "Forever Free 1862" Volume 4: "Simply Murder 1863" Volume 5: "Universe of Battle 1863" Volume 6: "Valley of the Shadow of Death 1864" Volume 7: "Most Hallowed Ground 1864" Volume 8: "War Is All Hell 1865" Volume 9: "Better Angels of Our Nature 1865"

Reviews:
"A landmark 10 1/2 hour mix of still photos and modern-day interviews with historians, musicians and critics..." - 09/19/2002 USA Today, p.5D


"...A deft enmeshing of hard fact and intimate reflection encompassing military, political, and cultural history..." - 10/04/2002 Entertainment Weekly, p.131

 
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