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The West. [Episode 7], Geography of hope [electronic resource] / a co-production of Insignia Films and WETA-TV Washington in association with Florentine Films and Time-Life Video & Television ; produced by Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor ; directed by Stephen Ives ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Dayton Duncan.



Imprint:[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005, 1996].

Note:Many Americans who set out to change the West found that the West changed them instead. View the broad panorama of western experiences including those of homesteaders and farmers on the Great Plains, Chinese immigrants, Hispanic townspeople in California, Mormons in Utah, the great showman Buffalo Bill Cody, cowboys during the fall of the great ranching boom, African-American sharecroppers searching for a "Promised Land," and Native Americans on the reservations

Note:Originally broadcast in 1996

Electronic Resource:Electronic resource: http://media.nclive.org/play_video.php?vid=217

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