Death and the Civil War
Season 28 Episode 9 | 1h 51m 45s
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.
Aired: 09/18/12 | Expired: 06/04/16 |
Extras From This Episode
Clip: S28 Ep9 | 11m 22s
S28 Ep6 | 52m 9s
The Chinese Six Companies
On May 28, 1900, San Francisco policemen formed a perimeter around Chinatown as officials diagnosed bubonic plague in the neighborhood and wanted to quarantine the nearly 20,000 residents. As tensions flared, an influential group of merchants known as the Chinese Six Companies sprang into action.Watch
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