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Aftershock: Beyond the Civil War


Aftershock: Beyond the Civil War

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Item Number:
AAE-77017
Price:
$24.95
Format:
DVD
Length:
90 min.
Copyright:
n/a
Closed Caption:
No
Producer:
A & E Entertainment
Summary:
According to the history books, the Civil War officially ended in 1865 with the surrender of General Robert E. Lee and his Confederate army. But on the streets of a newly reunited nation, another fierce battle was only just beginning.

In 1866, the year immediately following the end of the war, America was supposed to be reuniting, healing its wounds, and moving past years of civil unrest. However, a closer look into this historic time reveals a sinister snapshot of a discordant nation caught in the midst of deadly race riots and angry insurgencies. In this compelling program, THE HISTORY CHANNEL examines the disturbing reality behind the murder, terrorism, and chaos that marked the uncertain period of Reconstruction in America. While a new government struggled to gain control, the subjugation of "free" black men and women continued in the former Confederate states; terrorist groups such as the Ku Klux Klan were formed; and widespread riots in Memphis and New Orleans left hundreds dead.

AFTERSHOCK: BEYOND THE CIVIL WAR provides a revealing look into the true horror of the Civil War aftermath--a story which, until now, has gone largely untold.

DVD Features: Bonus Documentaries "Images of the Civil War" and "Tales of the Gun: Guns of the Civil War"




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