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The West. [Episode 3], The speck of the future [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:Through firsthand accounts, relive the rush for gold and other opportunities in the West and witness the effect of westward migrations on Native Americans. While exploring the adventures of the '49ers on the overland trails and witness the prosperity of the gold rush towns like San Francisco, also learn about broken treaties with the Plains Indians and the slaughter of Native American tribes in California

Note:Originally broadcast in 1996.

Electronic Resource:Electronic resource: http://media.nclive.org/play_video.php?vid=213

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