The speck of the future West - [Alexandria, VA] [Atlanta, Ga] PBS Home Video Turner Home Entertainment c1996 - 1 videocassette (84 min.) sd., col. and B & W 1/2 in - West .

Closed captioned for the hearing impaired "Ken Burns presents The West, a film by Stephen Ives"--Container Executive producer, Ken Burns; producers, Stephen Ives, Jody Abramson, Michael Kantor; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Dayton Duncan; photography, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore; editor, Richard Hankin; supervising editor, Paul Barnes; narrator, Peter Coyote; music, Matthias Gohl; consultant, Geoffrey C. Ward. Originally produced as a TV series by WETA-TV, Washington, D.C. VHS Historical TV documentary series. History of the California gold rush which started in 1848, when a sawmill worker named James Marshall reached down into the streambed of the American River in California and discovered gold.

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Marshall James Wilson 1810-1885.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
VIDEO RECORDINGS FOR THE HEARING IMPAIRED.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1848-1860.
West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration.
California -- Gold discoveries.
California -- History -- 1846-1850.