Gettysburg Dead

Death and the Civil War

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Brady photo of Gettysburg Dead. Credit: Library of Congress

Hour 2:           How did the devastating casualty rates of the U.S. Civil War affect Americans’ perception of death and what did this unprecedented loss of population change the country? We’ll talk this hour with documentary filmmaker Ric Burns, whose new film “Death and the Civil War” will premier on PBS’ American Experience tomorrow – Tuesday, September 18th.

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