A synopsis of the film.
The program transcript.
Program interviewees and consultants.
Behind the Scenes
Visit shooting locations from Louisiana to Massachusetts with the film production team.
Reconstruction: The Second Civil War
About the Film | Forty Acres and a Mule | Plantations in Ruins | Black Legislators
Northerners in the South | Access to Learning | Slave to Sharecropper | The Negro Question
In God We Trust | White Men Unite | State by State | Teacher's Guide
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