Abraham & Mary Lincoln: a House Divided

Abraham & Mary Lincoln: a House Divided

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Director: David Grubin

Cast: David Grubin, David Morse, Holly Hunter, David McCullough

     
 

Product Details

Release Date:
02/15/2005
UPC:
0841887050074
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Time:
6:00:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; The Time of the Lincolns: the era of Abraham and Mary Lincoln explored through first-person narratives and period photos of everyday history; Interviews with producer David Grubin and cinematographer James Callanan; Full accessibility through captioning and audio descriptions

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Scene Index

Side #1 -- Episode One: Ambition/Episode Two: We Are Elected
1. Introduction [4:03]
2. A Kentucky Childhood [5:47]
3. The Indiana Frontier [3:35]
4. The Todds of Lexington [5:01]
5. Abraham's Second Mother [5:19]
6. Mary Todd Grows Up [3:05]
7. Starting in Politics [5:34]
8. Mary Leaves Home [1:36]
9. Young Ambition, First Love [6:13]
10. Abraham and Mary [8:32]
1. Introduction: Life in Springfield [8:03]
2. Indiana Journey [2:19]
3. Congressman Lincoln [1:46]
4. Washington, D.C. [7:51]
5. Sad Times [6:46]
6. A Stand Against Slavery [5:03]
7. Lincoln Debates Douglas [8:21]
8. Elected [2:31]
Side #2 -- Episode Three: Shattered/Episode Four: The Dearest of All Things
1. Introduction: Leaving Illinois [3:24]
2. Seven States Secede [5:34]
3. Inauguration [6:11]
4. The First "First Lady" [4:02]
5. Crisis at Fort Sumter [10:32]
6. Shopping for the White House [2:14]
7. Bull Run [5:38]
8. A Strained Partnership [5:08]
9. The Lincoln Children [3:35]
10. Reluctant General McClellan [2:28]
11. Celebration and Sorrow [8:21]
1. Introduction: Richmond [3:08]
2. A Mother Grieves, a Nation Grieves [1:56]
3. Lee Attacks, McClellan Retreats [4:09]
4. Can Life Be Endured? [2:54]
5. Preserving Slavery to Preserve the Union [4:42]
6. Mary's New Confidence [5:09]
7. Fighting Slavery to Fight the South [2:50]
8. Spiritual Consolation [4:54]
9. Antietam [1:53]
10. Helping Former Slaves [5:01]
11. The Emancipation Proclamation [4:31]
Side #3 -- Episode Five: This Frightful War/Episode Six: Blind With Weeping
1. Introduction: Separate Burdens [3:26]
2. "Fighting Joe" Hooker [3:01]
3. Vicksburg and Gettysburg [6:54]
4. Race Riots [7:03]
5. Summer Interlude [1:12]
6. The Gettysburg Address [7:55]
7. Mary's Confederate Sister [6:54]
8. Ulysses S. Grant [2:10]
9. Paying in Blood [9:30]
10. Mary's Secret [2:12]
11. The Nation's Future at Stake [3:33]
1. Introduction: Constant Dread [2:00]
2. Sherman Takes Atlanta [3:34]
3. The 13th Amendment [3:11]
4. Total War [2:43]
5. A Sacred Effort [7:44]
6. Mary's Crisis [4:23]
7. Confederate Surrender [3:35]
8. The Art of the Possible [5:40]
9. A Carriage Ride [1:14]
10. Ford's Theater [1:07]
11. Funeral Train [:17]
12. Blind With Weeping [5:40]
13. Insanity [4:17]

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Abraham & Mary Lincoln: a House Divided 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I feel this documentary should be highly recommended. It gives great insight to both Abe and Mary as childern and through out their time together. It also helps clear up some of the beliefs of Mary not being the loving spouse to Abraham. This was very well done and very entertaining to watch.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago