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Death and the Civil War - Preview

Airs Monday, May 26, 2014 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

Death and the Civil War - Preview

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Death and the Civil War Extended Promo

The 2-minute extended promo for Death and the Civil War, premiering on PBS Sept 18, 8/7c

Death and the Civil War Extended Promo

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Why we made Death & the Civil War

Executive Producer Mark Samels describes why no other TV series would tackle this subject.

Why we made Death & the Civil War

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Ric Burns on making Death & the Civil War

Producer Ric Burns discusses the intricacies of making Death and the Civil War.

Ric Burns on making Death & the Civil War

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This Season on American Experience

Our 2012 season is announced with a special video from Executive Producer Mark Samels.

This Season on American Experience

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Wild West Preview

In January 2012, American Experience presents the Wild West Collection.

Wild West Preview

Video thumbnail: American Experience Carter and Crisis: Rescuing Hostages

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Carter and Crisis: Rescuing Hostages

Mounting pressure to rescue hostages in Iran led Jimmy Carter to order a rescue operation.

Carter and Crisis: Rescuing Hostages

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HW Bush and Age: Grandpa Bush

In 1992, President HW Bush seemed increasingly out of touch.

HW Bush and Age: Grandpa Bush

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Carter and Ending War: the Camp David Accords

What would come Carter's greatest foreign policy achievement nearly ended in failure.

Carter and Ending War: the Camp David Accords

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Bush on the Economy: a Sluggish Economy

In the early 1990s, George H.W. Bush was faced with growing economic insecurity.

Bush on the Economy: a Sluggish Economy

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Truman on the Enemy: Sizing up Stalin

Truman's first impression of Joseph Stalin was favorable.

Truman on the Enemy: Sizing up Stalin

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FDR on the Enemy: Imperial Japan

On Dec 7, 1941, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. President Roosevelt was deeply shaken.

FDR on the Enemy: Imperial Japan

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FDR's First Lady: Eleanor

Eleanor Roosevelt traveled more than 40,000 miles during FDR's first year as president.

FDR's First Lady: Eleanor

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LBJ on the Economy: War on Poverty

President Johnson took on the economy by waging a "war on poverty."

LBJ on the Economy: War on Poverty

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Reagan on the Enemy: The Soviet Threat

The delegations of Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan met in Geneva in 1985.

Reagan on the Enemy: The Soviet Threat

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HW Bush and Military Service: Combat Pilot

George H.W. Bush was changed forever by his time as a combat pilot in World War II.

HW Bush and Military Service: Combat Pilot

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Carter's First Lady: Rosalynn

Rosalynn Carter was a major figure in her husband's campaigns and policy meetings.

Carter's First Lady: Rosalynn

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Truman and Unity: A Compromise Candidate

The 1944 Democratic Convention focused on who would be nominated for the Vice Presidency.

Truman and Unity: A Compromise Candidate

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Reagan on Unity: Restoring Trust

Americans doubted that a former Hollywood "B" actor could manage the country.

Reagan on Unity: Restoring Trust

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Reagan on Ending Wars: Ending the Cold War

President Reagan needed to make concessions in order to reduce the nuclear threat.

Reagan on Ending Wars: Ending the Cold War

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Nixon on Ending a War: Carpet Bombing

Nixon decided to use force to end the Vietnam War with "the Christmas Bombing."

Nixon on Ending a War: Carpet Bombing

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Nixon and Abusing Power: The "Saturday Night Massacre"

Nixon fired special Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox in "The Saturday Night Massacre."

Nixon and Abusing Power: The "Saturday Night Massacre"