The Blue and the Gray (1982): Part 03

Introduction The Blue and the Gray is a television miniseries that first aired on CBS in three instalments. Set during the American Civil War, the series starred John Hammond, Stacy Keach, Lloyd Bridges, and Gregory Peck as President Abraham Lincoln. It was executive produced by Larry White and Lou Reda, in association with Columbia Pictures… Read More

The Blue and the Gray (1982): Part 02

Introduction The Blue and the Gray is a television miniseries that first aired on CBS in three instalments. Set during the American Civil War, the series starred John Hammond, Stacy Keach, Lloyd Bridges, and Gregory Peck as President Abraham Lincoln. It was executive produced by Larry White and Lou Reda, in association with Columbia Pictures… Read More

The Blue and the Gray (1982): Part 01

Introduction The Blue and the Gray is a television miniseries that first aired on CBS in three instalments. Set during the American Civil War, the series starred John Hammond, Stacy Keach, Lloyd Bridges, and Gregory Peck as President Abraham Lincoln. It was executive produced by Larry White and Lou Reda, in association with Columbia Pictures… Read More

The Blue and the Gray TV Series Overview

Introduction The Blue and the Gray is a television miniseries that first aired on CBS in three instalments. Set during the American Civil War, the series starred John Hammond, Stacy Keach, Lloyd Bridges, and Gregory Peck as President Abraham Lincoln. It was executive produced by Larry White and Lou Reda, in association with Columbia Pictures… Read More

Shenandoah (1965)

Introduction Shenandoah is a 1965 American Civil War film starring James Stewart and featuring Doug McClure, Glenn Corbett, Patrick Wayne, and, in their film debuts, Katharine Ross and Rosemary Forsyth. The American folk song “Oh Shenandoah” features prominently in the film’s soundtrack. Though set during the Civil War, the film’s strong antiwar and humanitarian themes… Read More

Glory (1989)

Introduction Glory is a 1989 American war film directed by Edward Zwick about the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, the Union Army’s second African-American regiment in the American Civil War. It stars Matthew Broderick as Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, the regiment’s commanding officer, and Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, and Morgan Freeman as fictional members of the… Read More

Lee & Grant (2011)

Introduction Lee & Grant is a 2011 documentary directed by John Ealer. Outline The documentary takes a personal look at two iconic leaders of the American Civil War. Surprising details reveal the bold choices and almost godlike power Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee summoned on decisive battlefields like Vicksburg and Gettysburg that, within… Read More

Grant (2020): S01E03 – Freedom’s Champion

Introduction Grant is a 2020 American television miniseries directed by Malcolm Venville. Based on the bestselling non-fiction book by Ron Chernow, the three-part miniseries chronicles the life of Ulysses S. Grant, the eighteenth President of the United States, and premiered on 25 May 2020 on History. The miniseries is TV-14 V rated, containing displayed acts… Read More