Season 1, Episode 2 Manifest Destiny
First Aired: June 17, 2005
Running Fox (Zahn McClarnon) leaves his tribe to meet the white man. Meanwhile, Jacob (Matthew Settle) and Thunder Heart Woman take a perilous journey to California after they meet a fast-talking pitch man (Beau Bridges) and join his large wagon train. On their trip, the travelers take in breathtaking vistas but must endure unforgiving river crossings, torrential storms, disease and Indian warriors.
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- Premiered: June 10, 2005
- Rating: TV-14
- Premise: 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)