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American Experience, John Brown's Holy War: Interview with historian Margaret Washington, 4 of 5
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directed by Robert Kenner, fl. 1971; produced by Robert Kenner Films and WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2000), 29 mins
Martyr, madman, murderer, hero: John Brown remains one of history's most controversial and misunderstood figures. In the 1850s, he and his ragtag guerrilla group embarked on a righteous crusade against slavery that was based on religious faith -- yet carried out with shocking violence. His execution at Harpers Fer...
directed by Robert Kenner, fl. 1971; produced by Robert Kenner Films and WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2000), 29 mins
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American Experience, Season 12, Episode 8, Interview with Reavis Mitchell, Historian, 1 of 3
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, in American Experience, Season 12, Episode 8 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 28 mins
Reavis Mitchell Interview about a group of young ex-slaves in Nashville, Tennessee, who set out on a mission to save their bankrupt school by giving concerts. Traveling first through cities in the North, then on to venues across Europe, the Jubilee Singers introduced audiences to the power of spirituals, the relig...
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, in American Experience, Season 12, Episode 8 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 28 mins
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American Experience, Season 16, Episode 2, Interview with David W. Blight, Historian, Yale University, 1 of 6
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, in American Experience, Season 16, Episode 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 48 mins
In the tumultuous years after the Civil War (1863-77), America grappled with how to rebuild itself, how to successfully bring the South back into the Union and how to bring former slaves into the life of the country. Blight talks about Reconstruction as a referendum on the meaning of the Civil War, the Thirteenth...
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, in American Experience, Season 16, Episode 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 48 mins
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American Experience, Season 16, Episode 3, Interview with Drew Gilpin Faust, Historian, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, 1 of 2
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directed by Elizabeth Deane, fl. 1983 and Patricia Garcia-Rios, fl. 1992-2017; produced by Elizabeth Deane, fl. 1983 and Patricia Garcia-Rios, fl. 1992-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Elizabeth Deane, fl. 1983, in American Experience, Season 16, Episode 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 45 mins
In the tumultuous years after the Civil War (1863-77), America grappled with how to rebuild itself, how to successfully bring the South back into the Union and how to bring former slaves into the life of the country. Faust talks about the impact of the civil war on women, what citizenship means after the civil war...
directed by Elizabeth Deane, fl. 1983 and Patricia Garcia-Rios, fl. 1992-2017; produced by Elizabeth Deane, fl. 1983 and Patricia Garcia-Rios, fl. 1992-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Elizabeth Deane, fl. 1983, in American Experience, Season 16, Episode 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 45 mins
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American Experience, Season 16, Episode 3, Interview with Russell Duncan, Historian, University of Copenhagen, 1 of 5
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directed by Elizabeth Deane, fl. 1983 and Patricia Garcia-Rios, fl. 1992-2017; produced by Elizabeth Deane, fl. 1983 and Patricia Garcia-Rios, fl. 1992-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Patricia Garcia-Rios, fl. 1992-2017, in American Experience, Season 16, Episode 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 47 mins
In the tumultuous years after the Civil War (1863-77), America grappled with how to rebuild itself, how to successfully bring the South back into the Union and how to bring former slaves into the life of the country. Topics discussed include Tunis Campbell, The Freedmen's Bureau, Sherman's Order, St. Catherines an...
directed by Elizabeth Deane, fl. 1983 and Patricia Garcia-Rios, fl. 1992-2017; produced by Elizabeth Deane, fl. 1983 and Patricia Garcia-Rios, fl. 1992-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Patricia Garcia-Rios, fl. 1992-2017, in American Experience, Season 16, Episode 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 47 mins
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Big Picture, Episode 803, Hall of Heroes
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A visit to the Hall of Heroes in the Pentagon--a museum- exhibit commemorating the 3,210 recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor. The Hall of Heroes was dedicated by President Lyndon Johnson in May, 1968.
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Blood and Glory: The Civil War in Color, Episode 3, Bloodbath
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directed by Kevin Burns, 1955-; produced by Andy DeJohn, fl. 2007-2017, Prometheus Entertainment, in Blood and Glory: The Civil War in Color, Episode 3 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2015), 43 mins

"Blood and Glory: The Civil War in Color" is a four-part documentary series that brings the Civil War to life. With unprecedented access to government and private archives and using state-of-the-art technology, over 500 rare and compelling black and white photographs have been painstakingly colorized to illustrate...

directed by Kevin Burns, 1955-; produced by Andy DeJohn, fl. 2007-2017, Prometheus Entertainment, in Blood and Glory: The Civil War in Color, Episode 3 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2015), 43 mins
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Civil War Journal, Immigrants and the American Civil War
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directed by Craig Haffner; produced by Martin Gillam, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994), 43 mins
Canadians, Germans, Irish and others played significant roles. This is the story of some of the most famous participants and their famous units.
directed by Craig Haffner; produced by Martin Gillam, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994), 43 mins
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Discussion of Nathan Forrest's Early Life, Marriage and Work as a Planter Before the U.S. Civil War
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directed by Craig Haffner; produced by Linda Fuller, fl. 1993; in Nathan Bedford Forrest, Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995, first release 1994), 7 mins
Focuses on the ruthless military career of Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest.
directed by Craig Haffner; produced by Linda Fuller, fl. 1993; in Nathan Bedford Forrest, Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995, first release 1994), 7 mins
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Discussion of Preservation of the Brandy Station, VA Battlefield
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directed by Arthur Drooker, fl. 1998; produced by Arthur Drooker, fl. 1998; in Preserving the Past: Battlefields, Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994, first release 1994), 6 mins
Individuals and organizations are making efforts to preserve Civil War battlefields, precious national monuments that serve as a reminder of the war that so dramatically shaped the United States. There is growing concern, most recently involving Gettysburg, that the lands will be developed and/or spoiled by encroa...
directed by Arthur Drooker, fl. 1998; produced by Arthur Drooker, fl. 1998; in Preserving the Past: Battlefields, Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994, first release 1994), 6 mins
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