The National Parks: America’s Best Idea Blu-ray

Shrink-wrapped. The series traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years, chronicling the addition of new parks through the stories of the people who helped create them. The national parks is the story of an idea as uniquely American as the Declaration of Independence: that the most special places in the nation should be preserved for everyone.


Ken Burns: The Civil War 25th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

See more for details. The original emmy® award-winning nine-part series is now digitally restored to archive the highest definition for optimal picture quality. This six-disc set includes over two hours of new bonus materials including Making the Civil War: 25 Years Later, Complete High Definition Shelby Foote Interviews, Restoring The Civil War, Additional Interviews, and more! Updated version shipping on December 8.


Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl Blu-ray

Menacing black blizzards killed farmers crops and livestock, threatened the lives of their children, and forced thousands of desperate families to pick up and move somewhere else. The dust bowl chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation.


War: A Film By Ken Burns Blu-ray

The emmy award-winning documentary the war explores the history and horror of World War II from an American perspective by following so-called ordinary men and women who became caught up in one of the greatest cataclysms in history. This epic film focuses on the stories of citizens from four American towns taking the viewer through their personal and harrowing journeys, painting vivid portraits of how the war altered their lives.

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Ken Burns: Prohibition Blu-ray

Prohibition, directed by ken burns and lynn novick, tells the story of the rise, rule and fall of the 18th Amendment to the U. S. The film starts with the early history of alcohol in America and examines the 19th-century temperance and progressive movements through the repeal of the 18th Amendment in 1933.

This 6-hour, three part documentary also includes over 2 hours of bonus content. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Constitution.

The West

Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. The series portrays the impact the onrushing white settlers, adventurers, and exploiters had on Native Americans and the land. Packed with vivid imagery and personalities, The West reveals the triumph and tragedy of Americas drive to become a continental nation. Shrink-wrapped.

In this panoramic documentary, stephen Ives reveals the American West stripped of its Hollywood mythology, yet with intense drama and larger-than-life heroes and villains.

Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

History was led by meriwether lewis and William Clark, with soldiers, an African-American slave, a female guide, and Canadian boatmen. Shrink-wrapped. The explorers found a varied landscape and a dizzying diversity of Indian peoples. The most notable expedition in U. S. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Ken burns' lewis & clark re-creates the 1803 journey to locate the Northwest Passage.


The Vietnam War: A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick Blu-ray

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The National Parks: America's Best Idea

Shrink-wrapped. In this evocative and lavishly illustrated narrative, from the first sighting by white men in 1851 of the valley that would become Yosemite and the creation of the world’s first national park at Yellowstone in 1872, Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan delve into the history of the park idea, through the most recent additions to a system that now encompasses nearly four hundred sites and 84 million acres.

The authors recount the adventures, and intense political battles behind the evolution of the park system, mythmaking, and the enduring ideals that fostered its growth. The companion volume to the twelve-hour PBS series from the acclaimed filmmaker behind The Civil War, Baseball, and The War. America’s national parks spring from an idea as radical as the Declaration of Independence: that the nation’s most magnificent and sacred places should be preserved, not for royalty or the rich, but for everyone.

The national Parks. Travel u. S. A. And they introduce us to a diverse cast of compelling characters—both unsung heroes and famous figures such as John Muir, Theodore Roosevelt, and Ansel Adams—who have been transformed by these special places and committed themselves to saving them from destruction so that the rest of us could be transformed as well.

The national parks is a glorious celebration of an essential expression of American democracy. Shrink-wrapped.

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Blu-ray

Ken burns, Dayton Duncan. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Ken burns chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. This seven-part, 14 hour film follows the Roosevelts for more than a century, from Theodores birth in 1858 to Eleanors death in 1962.

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Ken Burns' America

Brooklyn bridge"" and ""statue of Liberty"" recalls the building of two New York edifices. Shrink-wrapped. Travel u. S. A. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Seven documentaries by Ken Burns offer an anthem to the nation and its people. Shrink-wrapped. Artist ""thomas hart benton"" and politician ""Huey Long"" emerge in compelling biographies, while ""The Shakers"" is a moving tribute to an enduring religious experiment.

Empire of the air"" recounts the creators of radio, while ""The Congress"" depicts a unique American institution. Shrink-wrapped. Ken burns, Dayton Duncan. The national Parks. Shrink-wrapped.