The Civil War

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[Alexandria, Virginia] : PBS Home Video, [2004]., , ©1990.
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6 videodiscs (11 hours) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.


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[Alexandria, Virginia] : PBS Home Video, [2004]., , ©1990.


General Note
Originally produced as a television mini-series in 1990.
General Note
Special features: Making The Civil War: 25 Years Later ; Restoring The Civil War ; complete high definition Shelby Foote interviews ; additional interviews; 16-page booklet.
Creation/Production Credits
Cinematographers, Ken Burns, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Tricia Reidy, Bruce Shaw.
Narrator: David McCullough ; voices: Hoyt Axton, Colleen Dewhurst, Laurence Fishburne, Morgan Freeman, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Jason Robards, Sam Waterston.
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.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD, region 1; 5.1 surround sound and 2.0 stereo, digitally remastered; NTSC.
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Burns, K., Burns, R., Dewhurst, C., Fishburne, L., III., Freeman, M., Irons, J., Jacobi, D., Robards, J., Waterston, S., Axton, H., Ward, G. C., & McCullough, D. G. (2004). The Civil War (Full screen version.). PBS Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ken Burns et al.. 2004. The Civil War. PBS Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ken Burns et al.. The Civil War PBS Home Video, 2004.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Burns, Ken, et al. The Civil War Full screen version., PBS Home Video, 2004.

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