Episode Detail: April 1865 - Classroom
Part 1 of 2. A chronicle of the final days of the Civil War examines the critical decisions made by its leaders---Lincoln, Lee, Grant and Sherman ---and their impact on the outcome of the conflict and the future of America. Based on the book by historian Jay Winik, who comments. Among the other historians commenting: Gary W. Gallagher (University of Virginia); and Donald L. Miller (Lafayette College).