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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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Ken Burns's The Civil War, 2, A Very Bloody Affair
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 1 hour 8 mins
1862 saw the birth of modern warfare and the transformation of Lincoln’s war to preserve the Union into a war to emancipate the slaves. This episode of Ken Burns's The Civil War begins with the political infighting that threatened to swamp Lincoln’s administration and then follows Union General George McClella...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's The Civil War, 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1990), 1 hour 8 mins
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