Lincoln’s Washington at War (2013)

Introduction Washington, D.C. in 1861. The Civil War is at the doorstep and the city is bracing for disaster. America is a country torn in two. Outline An untested President Lincoln strives to make the nation’s capital the political centre of the Union, but finds he is surrounded by Southern sympathies and under constant threat… Read More

Rebel: Loreta Velazquez, Secret Soldier of the American Civil War (2013)

Introduction A woman, a myth, and the politics of national history. Based on the memoirs of a Cuban woman soldier of the American Civil War. Outline At the outset of the American Civil War, Loreta Janeta Velazquez, an educated Cuban born teenager, fought as an officer in the battle of First Bull Run, was wounded… Read More

The Divided Union – The Story of the American Civil War, 1861-1865 (1987): Part 05 – Conclusion at Appomattox

Introduction Historical documentary on the American Civil War (1861-1865) featuring firsthand information from personal diaries, soldiers’ letters, reminiscences, personal accounts, photographs, paintings, extensive footage of battlefields and historic locations, as well as interviews with leading historians and writers, and reenactments of many of the key campaigns. All this makes this title an authentic documentary of… Read More

The Divided Union – The Story of the American Civil War, 1861-1865 (1987): Part 04 – Total War

Introduction Historical documentary on the American Civil War (1861-1865) featuring firsthand information from personal diaries, soldiers’ letters, reminiscences, personal accounts, photographs, paintings, extensive footage of battlefields and historic locations, as well as interviews with leading historians and writers, and reenactments of many of the key campaigns. All this makes this title an authentic documentary of… Read More

The Divided Union – The Story of the American Civil War, 1861-1865 (1987): Part 03 – High Tide of the Confederacy

Introduction Historical documentary on the American Civil War (1861-1865) featuring firsthand information from personal diaries, soldiers’ letters, reminiscences, personal accounts, photographs, paintings, extensive footage of battlefields and historic locations, as well as interviews with leading historians and writers, and reenactments of many of the key campaigns. All this makes this title an authentic documentary of… Read More

The Divided Union – The Story of the American Civil War, 1861-1865 (1987): Part 02 – Bloody Stalemate

Introduction Historical documentary on the American Civil War (1861-1865) featuring firsthand information from personal diaries, soldiers’ letters, reminiscences, personal accounts, photographs, paintings, extensive footage of battlefields and historic locations, as well as interviews with leading historians and writers, and reenactments of many of the key campaigns. All this makes this title an authentic documentary of… Read More

The Divided Union – The Story of the American Civil War, 1861-1865 (1987): Part 01 – Forward to Sumter

Introduction Historical documentary on the American Civil War (1861-1865) featuring firsthand information from personal diaries, soldiers’ letters, reminiscences, personal accounts, photographs, paintings, extensive footage of battlefields and historic locations, as well as interviews with leading historians and writers, and reenactments of many of the key campaigns. All this makes this title an authentic documentary of… Read More

Reconstruction – America After the Civil War (2019): Hour 4

Introduction A comprehensive and compelling history of the United States immediately following the Civil War. Outline (General) Henry Louis Gates Jr. presents a vital new four-hour documentary series on Reconstruction: America After the Civil War. The series explores the transformative years following the American Civil War, when the nation struggled to rebuild itself in the… Read More

Reconstruction – America After the Civil War (2019): Hour 3

Introduction A comprehensive and compelling history of the United States immediately following the Civil War. Outline (General) Henry Louis Gates Jr. presents a vital new four-hour documentary series on Reconstruction: America After the Civil War. The series explores the transformative years following the American Civil War, when the nation struggled to rebuild itself in the… Read More