The Civil War

  • 1990
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Ken Burns' acclaimed history of what Lincoln called America's `fiery trial' blends vintage stills with dramatic voice-overs and on-camera commentary.

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The Emerging Civil War blog hosts a symposium on defense strategy and leadership during the Civil War

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  • Premiered: September 23, 1990
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Ken Burns' acclaimed history of what Lincoln called America's `fiery trial' blends vintage stills with dramatic voice-overs and on-camera commentary. (more)

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