The West

  • 1996
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Director Stephen Ives' superb eight-part history of the West blends paintings, photographs and narrated first-person accounts to depict how life in the region changed following the arrival of Europeans in the 16th century. Produced by Ken Burns (`The Civil War').

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Season 1 Episode Guide

One Sky Above Us

Season 1, Episode 8

September 22, 1996

Fight No More Forever

Season 1, Episode 6

September 20, 1996

Death Runs Riot

Season 1, Episode 4

September 18, 1996

The People

Season 1, Episode 1

September 15, 1996

The Grandest Enterprise Under God

Season 1, Episode 5

April 25, 1996

The Speck of the Future

Season 1, Episode 3

April 25, 1996

The Geography of Hope

Season 1, Episode 7

Empire upon the Trails

Season 1, Episode 2

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  • Premiered: September 1, 1996
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Director Stephen Ives' superb eight-part history of the West blends paintings, photographs and narrated first-person accounts to depict how life in the region changed following the arrival of Europeans in the 16th century. Produced by Ken Burns (`The Civil… (more)

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