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Mercy Street

Josh Radnor and Ken Burns Discuss Civil War Hospitals

Aired: 2016-01-18 03:00:00 1:58 Rating: TV-14

Josh Radnor and Ken Burns discuss the new series Mercy Street and the Civil War.

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