Twenty five years after its debut, a digitally restored “The Civil War” returns to PBS in September 2015. This award-winning documentary will be shown over five consecutive nights, giving viewers a unique experience of the most pivotal event in American history. Burns used Civil War photos and readings from letters and diaries written by those who lived it to bring Civil War history alive.
Coming as it does at the end of a summer that has seen racial tension and controversy over the Confederate flag, this film series may inspire your next research paper. Read more