Season 2019: Reconstruction| America After The Civil War

    Reconstruction will explore the transformative years following the American Civil War, when the nation struggled to rebuild itself in the face of profound loss, massive destruction, and revolutionary social change.

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    RECONSTRUCTION: AMERICA AFTER THE CIVIL WAR

    Reconstruction | Part 2, Hour 2

    Racist imagery saturated popular culture and Southern propaganda manipulated the story.

    Reconstruction | Part 2, Hour 2

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    RECONSTRUCTION: AMERICA AFTER THE CIVIL WAR

    Reconstruction | Part 2, Hour 1

    Hour three of the series examines the years 1877-1896

    Reconstruction | Part 2, Hour 1

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    RECONSTRUCTION: AMERICA AFTER THE CIVIL WAR

    Reconstruction | Part 1, Hour 1

    The aftermath of the Civil War was bewildering, exhilarating . . . and terrifying.

    Reconstruction | Part 1, Hour 1