Ken Burns: The West

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Ken Burns: The West

1996

The West, a nine-part series, chronicles the turbulent history of one of the most extraordinary landscapes on earth--a place that is simultaneously enticing and forbidding, filled with stories of both heartbreaking tragedy and...

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Director
Ken Burns

In This Series

The People - To 1806
The People - To 1806
Empire Upon the Trails - 1806 to 1848
Empire Upon the Trails - 1806 to 1848
Speck of the Future - 1848 to 1856
Speck of the Future - 1848 to 1856
Death Runs Riot - 1856 to 1868
Death Runs Riot - 1856 to 1868
The Grandest Enterprise Under God - 1868 to 1874
The Grandest Enterprise Under God - 1868 to 1874
Fight No More Forever - 1874 to 1877
Fight No More Forever - 1874 to 1877
The Geography of Hope - 1877 to 1887
The Geography of Hope - 1877 to 1887
Ghost Dance - 1887 to 1914
Ghost Dance - 1887 to 1914
One Sky Above Us - 1887 to 1914
One Sky Above Us - 1887 to 1914