- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 3 hours, 20 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: September 23, 2008
- Originally Released: 2008
- Label: A&E Home Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Through their victories and even their final, fatal stands, these Native American leaders and warriors--Sitting Bull, Geronimo, and Crazy Horse--played a powerful role in shaping the history of the West. Told in four insightful chapters, this history series chronicles the battle strategies, spirit, and successes of each American legend.
Description by New Video Group:
They fought hard to protect the lands where they had lived and thrived since time immemorial. Thrill to these larger-than-life, legendary men whose very names conjure brave and ferocious warriors whose unrelenting stamina and indomitable spirit continues to inspire and awe throughout the ages. Learn of their exploits, strategies and stunning victories at the Battle of Little Big Horn and other legendary conflicts of the Old West.
SITTING BULL: CHIEF OF THE LAKOTA NATION--One of the last great leaders of Indian resistance, he earned his place in legend at George Custer's punitive expedition at the Battle of the Little Big Horn. But his life embraced much more than that one battle. This is a comprehensive look at the Sioux medicine man, uncovering many early fights with the settlers.
GERONIMO--Hear the incredible story of the formidable Indian whose single-handed crusade held the U.S Army at bay for a decade. His raids on Western settlers and repeated escapes from captivity made him a legend. He managed to cheat death time and again in battles with the army. Historians reflect on his legacy and why the government was obsessed with capturing and, eventually, winning him over.
CRAZY HORSE - Crazy Horse cut his teeth fighting with the Olgala chief Red Cloud against United States troops in Wyoming. He earned a place in legend and signed his own death warrant for his role in Custer's last stand. Join BIOGRAPHY for a stirring profile of a noble warrior who gave everything he had in a desperate and futile struggle to preserve the freedom and dignity of his people.
WHO KILLED CRAZY HORSE'--His name was Tasunka Witko, but he is better known as Crazy Horse. Over a century after his death, many questions about his fate remain unanswered. Drawing on contemporary accounts and recent discoveries, WHO KILLED CRAZY HORSE' adds a new conspiracy theory to one of the West's great stories.
American History |
Native Americans |