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1990 3.3/5 TV-14 SD

Ken Burns's documentary depicts the action of famous Civil War battles, and relates the stories of soldiers, generals and a beleaguered president.

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Sam Waterston, Julie Harris, Jason Robards, Morgan Freeman, Paul Roebling, Garrison Keillor, George Black, David McCullough, Arthur Miller, Christopher Murney, Charles McDowell, Horton Foote, George Plimpton, Philip Bosco, Terry Courier, Jody Powell, Studs Terkel Directed by Ken Burns

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Language: English

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Season 1 1990 3.0/5 TV-14 SD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Ken Burns's documentary depicts the action of famous Civil War battles, and relates the stories of soldiers, generals and a beleaguered president. Sam Waterston, Julie Harris, Jason Robards, Morgan Freeman dir. Ken Burns Feb 22, 2017 9 episodes
1. The Cause (1861) 1990 TV-14 SD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Beginning with an examination of slavery, this episode looks at the causes of the war and the burning questions of union and states' rights. 99 minutes Feb 22, 2017
2. A Very Bloody Affair (1862) 1990 TV-14 SD Play Queue Series Netflix Page The year 1862 saw the birth of modern warfare and the transformation of Lincoln's war to preserve the Union into a war to emancipate the slaves. 68 minutes Feb 22, 2017
3. Forever Free (1862) 1990 TV-14 SD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Convinced by July 1862 that emancipation was morally and militarily crucial to the Union, Lincoln must wait for a victory to issue his proclamation. 76 minutes Feb 22, 2017
4. Simply Murder (1863) 1990 TV-14 SD Play Queue Series Netflix Page This episode begins with the nightmarish Union disaster at Fredericksburg and follows clashes at Chancellorsville and Vicksburg in 1863. 62 minutes Feb 22, 2017
5. The Universe of Battle (1863) 1990 TV-14 SD Play Queue Series Netflix Page The Battle of Gettysburg was the greatest ever fought in the Western Hemisphere. For three days, 150,000 clashed in the Pennsylvania countryside. 95 minutes Feb 22, 2017
6. Valley of the Shadow of Death (1864) 1990 TV-14 SD Play Queue Series Netflix Page This episode compares Grant and Lee and then chronicles the extraordinary series of battles that pitted the two generals against each. 69 minutes Feb 22, 2017
7. Most Hallowed Ground (1864) 1990 TV-14 SD Play Queue Series Netflix Page The presidential campaign of 1864 set Abraham Lincoln against his old general, George McClellan. The stakes are the survival of the Union itself. 72 minutes Feb 22, 2017
8. War Is All Hell (1865) 1990 TV-14 SD Play Queue Series Netflix Page William Tecumseh Sherman's March to the Sea brings war to the heart of Georgia and the Carolinas and spells the end of the Confederacy. 68 minutes Feb 22, 2017
9. The Better Angels of Our Nature (1865) 1990 TV-14 SD Play Queue Series Netflix Page Five days after Lee's surrender at Appomattox, Lincoln is assassinated. See the final days of the war and the fates of the series's major figures. 68 minutes Feb 22, 2017