The Civil War

  • 1990
  • TV Show
  • None

A history of the Civil War. Included: archival photos, period paintings, voice-over readings of letters and diaries, location footage of battle sites and interviews with historians.

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The Cause
03:38 — The Civil War was fought in 10,000 places. 2% of the general population died in the war and it changed forever the lives of all who lived through it. (more…)
Was it Not Real
05:15 — Four million slaves were freed yet it would take another century for African Americans to win 'freedom.' History is not 'was' but 'is.' Until we tre (more…)
All Night Forever
04:28 — Conditions were dire for slaves on the plantation. Slave quarters bred diseases and only 4 out of 100 lived to be 60.
The Gettysburg Address
05:53 — Lincoln feels he has failed the American people, his audience at Gettysburg, and the memory of the dead with his short address, yet the eloquence and (more…)

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  • Premise: A history of the Civil War. Included: archival photos, period paintings, voice-over readings of letters and diaries, location footage of battle sites and interviews with historians. (more)

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