American Experience

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

Rating: NR

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