American Experience; Views of a Vanishing Frontier
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- American Experience
- Views of a Vanishing Frontier
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Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988
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In 1832, two Germans, a naturalist (Prince Maximilian of Wield) and an artist (Karl Bodmer) documented the region along the Missouri: it's landscapes, animals, plants and especially the life of Native Americans. This film uses their paintings and journals to recreate an encounter with a time, cultures, and people that no longer exist.
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- Chicago: “American Experience; Views of a Vanishing Frontier,” 09/01/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 21, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C4D85A25A573481A842E7A7D42D8D1B2.
- MLA: “American Experience; Views of a Vanishing Frontier.” 09/01/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 21, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C4D85A25A573481A842E7A7D42D8D1B2>.
- APA: American Experience; Views of a Vanishing Frontier. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C4D85A25A573481A842E7A7D42D8D1B2