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Uniform Title 500 nations (Television program)
Title 500 nations [videorecording] / a Tig Production in association with RCS Films & TV and Majestic Films and Television International ; a Jack Leustig film ; written by Jack Leustig ... [et al.] ; produced by Roberta Grossman ; produced and directed by Jack Leustig.

Imprint Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, [2004]


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 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    970.00497 FIV  disc 1    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    970.00497 FIV  disc 2    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    970.00497 FIV  disc 3    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    970.00497 FIV  disc 4    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    970.00497 FIV  disc 5    Available
Description 4 videodiscs (372 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 CD-ROM (sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 booklet (unpaged : col. ill. ; 18 cm.)
Note Copyright 1994--Disc surface.
Originally broadcast by CBS Apr. 20-21, May 27-28, 1995.
Special features: new series introduction and closing remarks by Kevin Costner, CGI insight with director Jack Leustig, bonus CD-ROM disc of extensive archival and making-of material.
Contents Disc 1. Wounded Knee legacy. Ghost dance ; Massacre -- The ancestors. Creations ; The Anasazi ; Chaco Canyon, Pueblo Bonito ; Cliff Palace ; Eagle and the sun ; Cahokia and the great sun ; Other mound builders ; The Maya : Palenque ; Pacal : Mayan expansion and demise -- Mexico. Motecuhzoma ; Teotihuacan ; The Toltecs and Tollan ; The Mexica and Tenochtitlán ; Aztec conquests and culture ; Cortez : Motecuhzoma's emissaries ; Cortez advances ; Cortez : arrival at Tenochtitlán ; Motecuhzoma held hostage ; Attacks, Death of Motecuhzoma ; Cortez retreats, Smallpox ; Cortez returns : battle and aftermath.
Disc 2. Clash of cultures. 1492 : Columbus and the Taino ; Taino ancestors ; 1493 : Columbus the conqueror ; Anacaona ; Enrique ; De Soto in Florida : the Timucua ; De Soto in South Carolina : Cofitachequi ; De Soto in Alabama : Coosa and Mobile ; De Soto at the Mississippi, Natchez ; Silent conquistador : disease -- Invasion of the coast. The Inuit people ; Martin Frobisher and Baffin Island ; Frobisher's return ; Captives, Last expedition ; Powhatan confederacy and Jamestown ; Capt. John Smith and Pocahontas ; King of the Powhatan, Trade ; War ; Pocahontas in England ; Tobacco, The last Powhatan war ; Tisquantum ; Pilgrims ; Samoset ; Massasoit's treaty ; Thanksgiving ; Decades of peace, King Phillip ; Pray or be shot ; King Phillip's war.
Disc 3. Cauldron of war. Fur trade ; A way of life changes ; The Sewee ; Slavery ; French and Indian War ; Pontiac ; Haudenosaunee democracy ; The great law ; 1776 : a question of neutrality ; Defiance of the grand council ; Haudenosaunee civil war ; Haudenosaunee today -- Removal. Ohio Valley invasion ; Missionaries : alcohol ; Tenskwatawa and Prophetstown ; Tecumseh : spearhead of resistance ; Tecumseh : War of 1812 ; Civilized tribes : Cherokees ; Indian Removal Act ; Choctaw and Creek relocation ; Chief John Ross, Major Ridge ; Trail of Tears ; Tsali.
Disc 4. Roads across the plains. Chumash culture ; Missions : conversion by force ; Ranch-based culture ; Gold ; Indian slavery ; Horse cultures ; Settlers from the east ; Black Kettle and White Antelope ; Sand Creek, Failed peace ; Kiowa resistance ; Battle of Little Big Horn ; Fates of Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse -- Attack on culture. Chief Joseph's dilemma ; Chief Joseph's fighting retreat ; I will fight no more forever ; Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce ; Apache ; Cochise's nine-year war, San Carlos ; Geronimo ; Geronimo : the pursuit ; Geronimo : prisoner of war ; Indian Ring ; General Allotment Act, Land rushes ; Boarding schools ; The struggle today ; Keeping traditions alive.
Credits Executive producers, Jim Wilson, Kevin Costner ; head of research, Lee Miller ; directors of photography, Dyanna Taylor ... [et al.] ; composer, Peter Buffett ; edited by Susan Crutcher, Rick Blue, Edgar Burcksen. CD-ROM produced and directed by W.T. Morgan.
Performer Hosted by Kevin Costner ; narrated by Gregory Harrison ; voices of: Tim Bottoms, Tantoo Cardinal, Gary Farmer, Graham Greene, Castulo Guerra, Amy Madigan, Edward James Olmos, Tony Plana, Eric K. Schweig, Patrick Stewart, Wes Studi, Gordon Tootoosis, Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Sheldon Peters Wolfchild.
Cast Eric Schweig, Gordon Tootoosis, Wes Studi, Castulo Guerra, Tony Plana, Edward James Olmos, Patrick Stewart, Gary Farmer, Tom Jackson, Tantoo Cardinal, Dante Basco, Sheldon Peters Wolfchild, Tim Bottoms, Michael Horse, Graham Greene, Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Amy Madigan, Frank Salsedo, Kurtwood Smith.
Summary 500 Nations is an eight-part documentary that looks back at life in North America before the arrival of the Europeans, then follows the epic struggles of Indian Nations as the continent is reshaped by contact.
Audience Not rated.
System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen presentation.
CD-ROM (bonus): Microsoft Windows compatible; CD-ROM features not available on Apple Mac OS.
Language In English with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Subject Indians of North America -- History.
Indians of Central America -- History.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Leustig, Jack. Screenwriter. Producer. Director.
Grossman, Roberta. Producer.
Costner, Kevin. Host.
Harrison, Gregory, 1950- Narrator.
Bottoms, Timothy, 1949- Actor.
Cardinal, Tantoo. Actor.
Farmer, Gary, 1953- Actor.
Greene, Graham, 1904-1991. Actor.
Madigan, Amy. Actor.
Olmos, Edward James. Actor.
Plana, Tony, 1953- Actor.
Schweig, Eric, 1967- Actor.
Stewart, Patrick, 1940- Actor.
Studi, Wes. Actor.
Tootoosis, Gordon. Actor.
Westerman, Floyd Red Crow, 1936-2007. Actor.
Guerra, Castulo. Actor.
Jackson, Tom, 1948- Actor.
Basco, Dante, 1975- Actor.
Wolfchild, Sheldon Peters. Actor.
Horse, Michael. Actor.
Buffett, Peter.
Tig Productions.
RCS Films & TV.
Majestic Films and Television International.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Five hundred nations
Wounded Knee legacy.
Clash of cultures.
Invasion of the coast.
Cauldron of war.
Roads across the Plains.
Attack on culture.
ISBN 9780790798837
Standard No. 012569457720
Music No. 4577 Warner Home Video

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