The War of 1812"" is a two-hour documentary looking at this important historic event from several perspectives, the American, Canadian, British and Native America. The program will have some limited but very well done reenactments and major historians, authors and experts.
American Experience - Reconstruction: The Second Civil War
Spanning the years from 1863 to 1877, this dramatic mini-series recounts the tumultuous post-Civil War years. America was grappling with rebuilding itself, with bringing the South back into the Union, and with how best to offer citizenship to former slaves. Stories of key political players in Washington are interwoven with those of ordinary people caught up in the turbulent social and political struggles of Reconstruction.