American Experience: Lee and Grant - Generals of the Civil War

Overview

This film from the documentary series The American Experience takes an in-depth look at the lives and careers of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee, the two opposing generals who led the Northern and Southern forces respectively, in the American Civil War.
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Overview

This film from the documentary series The American Experience takes an in-depth look at the lives and careers of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee, the two opposing generals who led the Northern and Southern forces respectively, in the American Civil War.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; ; "Who's In Grant's Tomb?"; Interview with the Producers
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/29/2011
  • UPC: 841887013680
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  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 5:30:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 28,353

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- American Experience: Lee and Grant - Generals of the Civil War
1. The Young Lieutenant [10:01]
2. Family Life and War [13:26]
3. The Secession Crisis [8:56]
4. Seven Days Battles [8:51]
5. Bringing the War to the North [8:09]
6. Chancellorsville and Gettysburg [9:20]
7. Gran't Overland Campaign [10:29]
8. Surrender [12:27]
9. Credits [3:19]
Disc #2 -- American Experience: Ulysses S. Grant
1. Introduction [3:00]
2. Childhood/West Point [7:54]
3. The Mexican War [3:34]
4. Julia Dent [4:52]
5. Early Careers [6:54]
6. The Civil War Begins [6:41]
7. Unconditional Surrender Grant [6:08]
8. Shiloh [8:16]
9. The End of Slavery [5:57]
10. Vicksburg [16:49]
11. Lieutenan General/The Wilderness [14:00]
12. Cold Harbor/War's End [18:08]
13. Grant's Darkest Day [2:54]
14. Credits [1:46]
1. The Hero of the Civil War [6:59]
2. A Divided Nation [2:57]
3. The American Sphinx [3:16]
4. The Battle in Washington [5:19]
5. Let Us Have Peace [2:23]
6. A Changing Nation [7:25]
7. New Associates/Black Friday [6:13]
8. Driving Too Fast [6:43]
9. Terror in the South [2:03]
10. The 1872 Election [7:06]
11. Racial Warfare [6:43]
12. Financial Panic [4:00]
13. Nelly's Wedding [2:14]
14. The South Wins the Peace [2:06]
15. Corruption Rings [5:51]
16. The World Tour [5:59]
17. Ruined on Wall Street [4:32]
18. The Final Battle/Memoirs [12:01]
19. Conclusion [8:02]
20. Credits [6:32]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- American Experience: Lee and Grant - Generals of the Civil War
   Robert E. Lee
      Play Program
      Scene Selection
      Setup
         Play with English Subtitles: On
         Play with English Subtitles: Off
         Play with 5.1 Surround: On
         Play with 5.1 Surround: Off
      pbs.org
Disc #2 -- American Experience: Ulysses S. Grant
   American Experience: Ulysses G. Grant - Warrior - President
      Play Part One
      Play Part Two
      Scene Selections
         Part One: The Warrior - April 1822 - April 1865
         Part Two: The President - May 1865 - July 1885
      Special Features
         Who's in Grant's Tomb? Experts Discuss Grant's Character
         Interview with the Producers: Elizabeth Deane and Adriana Bosch
      PBS Online
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