Rent American Experience: The Way West on DVD

American Experience: The Way West

1994 Rated TV-PG 6hr

Narrated by "Masterpiece Theatre" host Russell Baker, this edition of the PBS documentary series charts life on America's Western frontier from the time of the 1845 gold rush to the slaughter at Wounded Knee, S.D., in 1890. Featuring vintage photos and expert interviews, the episode follows the fledgling nation's inexorable westward expansion and includes profiles of key figures such as Gen. George Armstrong Custer, Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse.

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Movie Details

Parental Guidance Suggested. This program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.