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The Better angels of our nature, 1865

Author: Ken BurnsRic BurnsGeoffrey C WardPaul BarnesBruce ShawAll authors
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : PBS Video, ©1989.
Series: Civil War (Television program), episode 9.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This episode concludes the series with Lee's surrender at Appomattox, Lincoln's assassination and the capture of John Wilkes Booth, and the fate of the series' major characters. Finally, the episode considers the consequence and meaning of the war that transformed the country from a collection of states to the nation we are today.
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Named Person: Robert E Lee; Ulysses S Grant; Abraham Lincoln; John Wilkes Booth; John Wilkes Booth; Ulysses S Grant; Robert E Lee; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Ric Burns; Geoffrey C Ward; Paul Barnes; Bruce Shaw; Tricia Reidy; David G McCullough; Florentine Films.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
OCLC Number: 29364160
Notes: Cataloged from credits and cassette container.
Credits: Cinematographers, Ken Burns, Allen Moore, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Bruce Shaw, Tricia Reidy ; narrator, David McCullough.
Performer(s): David McCullough.
Target Audience: General.
Description: 1 videocassette (68 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in. VHS.
Series Title: Civil War (Television program), episode 9.
Other Titles: Civil War
Responsibility: Florentine Films ; produced in association with WETA-TV ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ric Burns in association with Ken Burns ; edited by Paul Barnes, Bruce Shaw, Tricia Reidy.

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This episode concludes the series with Lee's surrender at Appomattox, Lincoln's assassination and the capture of John Wilkes Booth, and the fate of the series' major characters. Finally, the episode considers the consequence and meaning of the war that transformed the country from a collection of states to the nation we are today.

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