The Civil War
1865: "War Is All Hell"/"The Better Angels of Our Nature"
Episode 5 | 2h 14m 38s | WETA Passport
Follow Sherman’s March to the Sea, Richmond’s fall to Grant’s army, and Lee’s surrender to Grant. Follow the events of Lincoln’s assassination and burial, and Booth’s capture, as the war finally comes to a close. Explore the consequences and meaning of a war that transformed the country from a collection of states to the nation it is today.
Aired: 09/11/15 | Expires: 12/31/25 |
Ep5 | 2h 14m 38s | WETA Passport
Ep4 | 2h 18m 35s | WETA Passport
Ep3 | 2h 34m 49s | WETA Passport
The U.S. and the Holocaust
The latest film from Ken Burns, the U.S. and the Holocaust, examines America's response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the twentieth century. The U.S. and the Holocaust premieres Sunday, September 18th at 8/7cWatch Trailers
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