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The American Civil War

2008 Rated G 8hr

Explore the Civil War from the anti-slavery protests that sowed the seeds of its inception through more than four years of bloody fighting, which set neighbor against neighbor and brother against brother, to Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox. Considering the historical, political, ethical and strategic elements that set the war in motion, this superb five-part program provides a dynamic portrayal of America's great national tragedy.

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Movie Details

General audiences. All ages admitted.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Filmed in B&W and color; interactive menus; scene access; slide show; Civil War timelines.