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Reconstruction: America After The Civil War

Reconstruction: America After The Civil War

Join Henry Louis Gates, Jr. for this exploration of the transformative years following the 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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The aftermath of the Civil War was bewildering, exhilarating . . . and terrifying.

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Tue, 04/09/2019 - 04:00
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Post-Civil War America was a new world.

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Tue, 04/09/2019 - 04:00
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Hour three of the series examines the years 1877-1896

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Tue, 04/09/2019 - 04:00
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Racist imagery saturated popular culture and Southern propaganda manipulated the story.

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Tue, 04/09/2019 - 04:00
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