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Aftershock: Beyond The Civil War
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directed by David W. Padrusch, 1970-; produced by David W. Padrusch, 1970- (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 1 hour 30 mins
The aftermath of the War Between the States was for many as terrible as the hostility itself. This riveting DVD presents the unvarnished story of the traumatic Reconstruction period. Slavery was not wiped out by the Civil War, only driven underground. The post-war chaos was a breeding ground for opportunists from...
directed by David W. Padrusch, 1970-; produced by David W. Padrusch, 1970- (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 1 hour 30 mins
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Civil War Journal, Destiny at Fort Sumter
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directed by Craig Haffner; produced by Laura Verklan, fl. 1991, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1993), 46 mins
In 1861 Fort Sumter was the crossroads of conflict for a divided Union converged in Charleston, South Carolina. Seemingly unavoidable war tested both North and South to see who would fire the first shot. This is story of the fateful shots that launched the bloody Civil War.
directed by Craig Haffner; produced by Laura Verklan, fl. 1991, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1993), 46 mins
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Civil War Journal, Nathan Bedford Forrest
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directed by Craig Haffner; produced by Linda Fuller, fl. 1993, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995), 41 mins
Focuses on the ruthless military career of Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest.
directed by Craig Haffner; produced by Linda Fuller, fl. 1993, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995), 41 mins
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Civil War Journal, Traitor President Jefferson Davis
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directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Martin Gillam, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994), 40 mins
Biography of Jefferson Davis with emphasis on his Civil War career.
directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Martin Gillam, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994), 40 mins
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Civil War Journal, Freedom's Road: Slavery & The Opposition
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directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Martin Gillam, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995), 47 mins
By the 19th century the United States was the only western country still practicing slavery. Every European nation had already abolished the practice of buying and selling human beings for labor. America's northern states had ended slavery too, but in the South the white community vowed to do anything necessary to...
directed by Donna Lusitana; produced by Martin Gillam, in Civil War Journal (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1995), 47 mins
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Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 2, Nova Scotia
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produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 57 mins
The population of Nova Scotia ebbed and flowed from the major wars that shaped Canada and the United States. The Jones family experienced slavery and segregation since southerners from the United States had settled in Nova Scotia. Member of a series: Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada.
produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 57 mins
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Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 3, Ontario
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produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 57 mins
The Duvall family are descendents of fugitive slaves who fled New Orleans by way of the Underground Railway in the 1860's. There were, at that time, already 25,000 free black people in Canada. Member of a series: Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada.
produced by Almeta Speaks, 1935-, in Hymn to Freedom: The History of Blacks in Canada, 3 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 57 mins
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Illinois History, An Overview, 6, Pioneer State, 1818-1850
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directed by James A. Edstrom; produced by James A. Edstrom, in Illinois History, An Overview, 6 (Privately Published, 2009, originally published 1971), 27 mins
This documentary, directed by James A. Edstrom, features Illinois, the pioneer state.
directed by James A. Edstrom; produced by James A. Edstrom, in Illinois History, An Overview, 6 (Privately Published, 2009, originally published 1971), 27 mins
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Illinois History, An Overview, 7, Lincoln and Douglas, the Crisis of the Union
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directed by James A. Edstrom; produced by James A. Edstrom, in Illinois History, An Overview, 7 (Privately Published, 2009, originally published 1971), 26 mins
This documentary, directed by James A. Edstrom, features the Lincoln-Douglass debates in Illinois.
directed by James A. Edstrom; produced by James A. Edstrom, in Illinois History, An Overview, 7 (Privately Published, 2009, originally published 1971), 26 mins
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Ken Burns's The Civil War, 1, The Cause
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 2 hours 54 mins
Beginning with a searing indictment of slavery, this first episode of Ken Burns's The Civil War dramatically evokes the causes of the war, from the Cotton Kingdom of the South to the northern abolitionists who opposed it. Here are the burning questions of Union and States’ rights, John Brown at Harper’s Ferry,...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 2 hours 54 mins
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