Series
American Experience
Episode
Reconstruction: The Second Civil War
Raw Footage
Interview with Eric Foner, Historian, Columbia University
Contributing Organization
WGBH (Boston, Massachusetts)
AAPB ID
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Description
In the tumultuous years after the Civil War (1863-77), America grappled with how to rebuild itself, how to successfully bring the South back into the Union and how to bring former slaves into the life of the country. Foner talks about Reconstruction and its impact on the 21st century, Sherman's March, traumatic moment for white planters, devastation caused by Civl War, rethinking race, Field Order Number 15 for settlement of black families, 40 acres and a mule, access to education, creation of the black church, Andrew Johnson, Tunis Campbell and establishment of black community on St. Catherine's Island.
Subjects
American history, African Americans, civil rights, racism, Reconstruction, Confederacy, voting rights, slavery, emancipation
Rights
(c) 2004-2017 WGBH Educational Foundation
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
0:49:25
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Credits
Release Agent: WGBH Educational Foundation
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WGBH
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Duration: 0:49:25

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Citations
Chicago: “American Experience; Reconstruction: The Second Civil War; Interview with Eric Foner, Historian, Columbia University,” WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed November 21, 2018, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-ft8df6m363.
MLA: “American Experience; Reconstruction: The Second Civil War; Interview with Eric Foner, Historian, Columbia University.” WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. November 21, 2018. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-ft8df6m363>.
APA: American Experience; Reconstruction: The Second Civil War; Interview with Eric Foner, Historian, Columbia University. Boston, MA: WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-ft8df6m363