The Civil War [electronic resource] / American Documentaries, Inc., Florentine Films and Time-Life Video presents a film by Ken Burns ; producers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns ; writers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns, Geoffrey C. Ward ; director, Ken Burns
- Burbank, CA : PBS Home Video : Warner Home Video, , ℗1990, ©1989.
- Physical Description:
- 1 streaming video file (approximately 660 min.).
- The PBS Video Collection
- Disc 1. Episode 1. The cause, 1861 ; -- Disc 2. Episodes 2 & 3. A very bloody affair, 1862 ; Forever free, 1862 -- Disc 3. Episodes 4 & 5. Simply murder, 1863 ; The universe of battle, 1863 -- Disc 4. Episodes 6 & 7. Valley of the shadow of death, 1864 ; Most hallowed ground, 1864 -- Disc 5. Episodes 8 & 9. War is all hell, 1865 ; The better angels of our nature, 1865.
- An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again.
- Originally produced as a television mini series in 1990., Previously published as DVD., and AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2014. (The PBS Video Collection). Available via World Wide Web.
- 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")
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