Death and the Civil War

Death and the Civil War

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Director: Ric Burns

Cast: Ric Burns, Oliver Platt

     
 
This installment examines how the Civil War death toll, which is estimated to have been 750,000 people (2.5 percent of the nation's population at the time), affected the nation's psyche. Based on Harvard president Drew Gilpin Faust's book This Republic of Suffering, the documentary includes remarks from her and fellow historians David W. Blight, Vincent Brown,

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This installment examines how the Civil War death toll, which is estimated to have been 750,000 people (2.5 percent of the nation's population at the time), affected the nation's psyche. Based on Harvard president Drew Gilpin Faust's book This Republic of Suffering, the documentary includes remarks from her and fellow historians David W. Blight, Vincent Brown, J. David Hacker, and Mark S. Schantz poet Thomas Lynch, Adm. Mike Mullen (USN Ret.), a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and George Will. ~ Jeff Gemmill

Product Details

Release Date:
09/18/2012
UPC:
0841887017626
Original Release:
2012
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
2:00:00
Sales rank:
31,805

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Disc #1 -- American Experience: Death and the Civil War
1. Chapter 1 [:48]
2. Chapter 2 [11:21]
3. Chapter 3 [26:45]
4. Chapter 4 [10:20]
5. Chapter 5 [12:17]
6. Chapter 6 [11:57]
7. Chapter 7 [5:44]
8. Chapter 8 [27:12]
9. Chapter 9 [8:03]
10. Chapter 10 [3:52]

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