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The West (1996– )

TV Series | 537 min | Documentary, History, War

Stephen Ives' "The West" is a PBS 4-Video Series co-produced by Ken Burns: - "Death Runs Riot" 85 min. - "Fight No More Forever" 85 min. - "Ghost Dance" 58 min. - "The People" 82 min.
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Sep 15, 1996 (United States)

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8.4 / 10 | 1,206 votes