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The West. [Episode 6], Fight no more forever [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:By the 1870s there were only a few pockets of resistance against the nation's push to conquer the West. On the Great Plains, Sitting Bull followed his mystical visions and urged his Lakota people to fight rather than surrender their sacred Black Hills and traditional way of life. Custer's "Last stand" would also become, in effect, the last stand of the Sioux as a free people. In Utah, the Morman patriarch Brigham Young would be forced to choose between saving his church or sacrificing his spiritual son. Farther west, Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce would find himself helping to lead one of the most extraordinary military compaigns in American history.

Note:Originally broadcast in 1996

Electronic Resource:Electronic resource: http://media.nclive.org/play_video.php?vid=216

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