Series
American Experience
Episode
Reconstruction: The Second Civil War
Raw Footage
Second Interview with Clarence E. Walker, Historian, University of California, Davis
Contributing Organization
WGBH (Boston, Massachusetts)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/15-x05x63c885
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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. Walker talks about black reconstruction and counter reaction by southern whites, importance of voting rights, labor negotiations with former owners, black legislators, 1877 compromise, revolution going backwards, struggle for political and civil equality, 1913 Gettysburg reunion and anniversary of Emancipation Proclaimation.
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
0:50:59
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Credits
Release Agent: WGBH Educational Foundation
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WGBH
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Duration: 0:50:59

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Citations
Chicago: “American Experience; Reconstruction: The Second Civil War; Second Interview with Clarence E. Walker, Historian, University of California, Davis ,” 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-x05x63c885.
MLA: “American Experience; Reconstruction: The Second Civil War; Second Interview with Clarence E. Walker, Historian, University of California, Davis .” 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-x05x63c885>.
APA: American Experience; Reconstruction: The Second Civil War; Second Interview with Clarence E. Walker, Historian, University of California, Davis . 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-x05x63c885