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Into the West

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An ambitious six-part miniseries detailing the exploration of the American West, tracing the clash of cultures between pioneers and Native Americans. The series (Steven Spielberg is among its executive producers) begins in 1825 and delves into the Gold Rus (more…)

Premiered: June 10, 2005

Rating: TV-14

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Season 1, Episode 3 Dreams & Schemes

First Aired: June 24, 2005

Jethro Wheeler (Skeet Ulrich) gets gold fever and leaves home to strike it rich. Meanwhile, Margaret continues her search for her father, Jacob; and conflict escalates between white settlers and Native Americans, resulting in the establishment of reservations. The fine cast includes Sean Astin, Rachael Leigh Cook, Balthazar Getty and Matthew Modine. Steven Spielberg executive produced.

Guest Cast

Irene Bedard Margaret Wheeler (older)
Sean Astin Martin Jarrett
Tyler Posey Abe (age 12)
John Terry Jacob Wheeler (older)
Elizabeth Sage Margaret Wheeler (younger)
Christian Kane Abe Wheeler
Balthazar Getty David Wheeler
Daniel Gillies Ethan Biggs
Tyler Christopher Jacob Wheeler Jr.
Russell Means Running Fox (older)
Sheila Tousey Thunder Heart Woman (older)
Michael Spears Dog Star (younger)