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The West. [Episode 5], The grandest enterprise under God [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:See how the transcontinental railroad was built, and then how it opened up the West to European settlers and brought on the extermination of the buffalo and the defeat of Southern Plains Indian tribes. Witness the transformation through first-person accounts from Native Americans, European immigrants, Chinese laborers, buffalo hunters, homesteaders from the eastern U.S., and cowboys on the dusty trails leading from Texas

Note:Originally broadcast in 1996

Electronic Resource:Electronic resource: http://media.nclive.org/play_video.php?vid=215

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