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Reconstruction | Part 2, Hour 2

Reconstruction | Part 2, Hour 2

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Reconstruction | Part 2, Hour 2

The turn of the century is known as the ‘nadir’ of race relations, when white supremacy was ascendant and African Americans faced both physical and psychological oppression. Racist imagery saturated popular culture and Southern propaganda manipulated the story of the Civil War and Reconstruction. But African Americans found ways to fight back, using artistic expression to put forward a “New Negro”
S2019 E4 Length 55:28 Premiere: 4.16.19

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RECONSTRUCTION: AMERICA AFTER THE CIVIL WAR

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Reconstruction: America After the Civil War explores the transformative years following the American Civil War, when the nation struggled to rebuild itself in the face of profound loss, massive destruction, and revolutionary social change. The twelve years that composed the post-war Reconstruction era (1865-77) witnessed a seismic shift in the meaning and makeup of our democracy.

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Reconstruction: America After the Civil War - S1 E1

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. presents the definitive history of the transformative years following the American Civil War when the nation struggled to rebuild itself amidst profound loss, massive destruction, and revolutionary social change.

  • Saturday July 4, 2020 4:00 pm ET on KET
  • Saturday July 4, 2020 3:00 pm CT on KET

Reconstruction: America After the Civil War - S1 E2

Explore the rise of Jim Crow and the undermining of Reconstruction's legal and political legacy, and see how African Americans fought back using artistic expression.

  • Saturday July 4, 2020 6:00 pm ET on KET
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Reconstruction | Part 2, Hour 2

S2019 E4 Length 55:28 Premiere Date 4.16.19

Reconstruction | Part 2, Hour 1

S2019 E3 Length 55:53 Premiere Date 4.16.19

Reconstruction | Part 1, Hour 2

S2019 E2 Length 55:58 Premiere Date 4.9.19

Reconstruction | Part 1, Hour 1

S2019 E1 Length 55:53 Premiere Date 4.9.19

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