American experience. Reconstruction, the second Civil War. Interview with Eric Foner, historian, Columbia University. 1 of 5 / [produced by WGBH].
- Additional Titles:
- Interview with Eric Foner, historian, Columbia University, 1 of 5 and Reconstruction, the second Civil War
- Boston, MA : WGBH Educational Foundation, 2004.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (49 minutes)
- Additional Creators:
- Foner, Eric, 1943-, Smith, Llewellyn, and WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
- Language Note:
- In English.
- 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 Civil 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. Catherines Island.
- Digital File Characteristics:
- data file
- Title from resource description page (viewed September 12, 2017).
- Participant/Performer Note:
- Eric Foner, interviewee.
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