American Experience

Death and the Civil War

How the young United States dealt with the unprecedented and overwhelming number of dead in the Civil War, premiering on PBS Sept 18, 8/7c. The Ric Burns film is based on the book "This Republic of Suffering" by Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust.
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  • Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid
  • The Poisoner's Handbook
  • War of the Worlds
  • Silicon Valley
  • Henry Ford
  • The Abolitionists
  • Death and the Civil War
  • Clinton
  • Jesse Owens
  • Grand Coulee Dam
  • The Panama Canal
  • The Amish
  • Tupperware!
  • Freedom Riders
  • Jesse James
  • Annie Oakley
  • Custer's Last Stand
  • Billy the Kid
  • Triangle Fire
  • The Presidents: Jimmy Carter
  • The Presidents: Reagan
  • Surviving the Dust Bowl
  • The Crash of 1929


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