01:14 — Acclaimed PBS documentary series examines the causes and effects of the tragic war, as well as individual battles. Nine volumes.
03:56 — Short on volunteers for the Union cause, Congress instituted a military draft, but when the draft wheels arrived in New York City on July 11th, 1863, (more…)
21:51 — Friends and colleagues look back at the life of Studs Terkel, the legendary Pulitzer Prize-winning oral historian, actor and broadcaster.
02:54 — On May 19th, 1863, the Union military launched a siege on the trading port of Vicksburg, trapping thousands of residents and troops inside city border (more…)