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The Civil War

The American Civil War is examined via author and commemorative events, symposiums and field trips.

Premiered: March 5, 2011

Rating: None

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Dennis Haysbert examines objects of the Civil War that bring to life the perspective of the millions of African Americans who were living in slavery.

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A century and a half ago, North battled South in a conflict that would kill more Americans than any other war. The outcome would change our nation forever, and no one had more to gain, or to lose, than American slaves. Join actor Dennis Haysbert as he looks at their struggles through the objects in the Smithsonians collection. From a childs shackles to the inkwell Lincoln used to write the Emancipation Proclamation, these artifacts transport us to a brutal and complicated time when our country tore itself apart.

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Dennis Haysbert Discovers Details of His Past
02:46 — Actor Dennis Haysbert stops by the National Museum of American History to learn more about the lives of his ancestors and other African Americans duri (more…)
Ashley Judd on Civil War 360: Behind the Scenes
01:22 — Join Ashley Judd on her journey in Civil War 360, as she explores our nation's past and discovers more about her ancestors along the way.
Dennis Haysbert on Civil War 360: Behind the Scenes
02:01 — Go behind the scenes with Dennis Haysbert on the set of Civil War 360: Fight for Freedom, as he explores our nation's history from a unique perspectiv (more…)
Lampooning Lincoln
03:55 — A Confederate sympathizer living in Maryland, dentist and artist Adalbert Volck would secretly sketch and print vicious depictions of President Lincol (more…)

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  • Premiered: March 5, 2011
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: The American Civil War is examined via author and commemorative events, symposiums and field trips. (more)

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