Season 2, Episode 8 The West: Fight No More Forever
First Aired: September 22, 1996
Part 6 of the Burns-produced 1996 series “The West,” recalls the recurrence of Indian-settler hostilities after treaties that preserved the Black Hills for the Lakota were broken. Included: Custer's last stand against the tribe (and its leader, Sitting Bull) in 1876. Also: how the Nez Perce's Chief Joseph led the U.S. Army on a three-month chase covering over 1500 miles, including a stop in Yellowstone National Park. Stephen Ives (“Reporting America at War”) directed. Narrator: Peter Coyote.
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- Premiered: October 6, 2002
- Rating: None
- Premise: A series of documentaries by Ken Burns, including 'The Statue of Liberty,' 'Brooklyn Bridge,' 'Thomas Jefferson' and episodes of 'Jazz' and 'Baseball.' (more)