THE WAY WEST: The Way the West Was Lost and Won, 1845 1893
Acclaimed filmmakers Ric Burns and Lisa Ades document the struggle between Europeans and Native Americans for control of the American West, chronicling the clash of cultures from the time of the Gold Rush to the last gasp of the Indian Wars at Wounded Knee. The program follows the collision of cultures as Native Americans and whites struggled bitterly over land and values, offering a history of expansion and material conquest while also exploring the spiritual dimensions of the struggle for the American West.
|Subject||SOCIAL STUDIES, The American West|
|Running Time||360 min.|