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The Civil War

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Ken Burns' Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.
BookDVD
2011
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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The Civil War

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DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Lincoln

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Captures the drama of Lincoln in his own words. Drawn from letters, speeches and diaries, Lincoln's words are brought to life by the voice of actor, Jason Robards. Uses historic black and white photographs to portray Lincoln and the period of the Civil War in American history.
VHS
2000
Ivy (By Request)
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The Speeches of Abraham Lincoln

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"Lincoln's own words are authentically illustrated with the visual records of America's past, including rare still photographs of Lincoln and his times, original newspaper clippings, archival letters, documents, and texts of the original speeches."--Container.
VHS
1992
Ivy (By Request)
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Mandate: The President and the People

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Examines the long and complex relationship between the presidency and public opinion. Scholars explore decisive moments in the history of the presidency from George Washington to FDR.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided: Episode 1 Ambition [electronic resource]

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First episode of a series which looks at the lives of Abraham and Mary Lincoln.
Online
2005; 2001
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Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided: Episode 2 We Are Elected [electronic resource]

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This episode focus on Abraham and Mary Lincoln's earlier years, ending with his election to the Presidency.
Online
2005; 2001
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Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided: Episode 4 the Dearest of All Things [electronic resource]

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With the war going badly in the east, Lincoln takes a step that changes the country forever and in doing so changes himself. On January 1, 1863, he issues the Emancipation Proclamation liberating millions of Americans from bondage. The move turns the Civil War from a conflict over union into a struggle for freedom.
Online
2005; 2001
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Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided: Episode 3 Shattered [electronic resource]

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This program deals with Lincoln's first term as president, including the death of his son, Willie.
Online
2005; 2001
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Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided: Episode 6 Blind With Weeping [electronic resource]

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Episode 6 deals with the end of the Civil War, Lincoln's assassination and the toll it exacted on the emotionally fragile Mary.
Online
2005; 2001
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Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided: Episode 5 This Frightful War [electronic resource]

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Episode five begins in 1863 when it seems the war will never end.
Online
2005; 2001
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Abraham Lincoln

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An exploration into the life and times of Abraham Lincoln. Photographs, paintings, manuscripts, and visits to sites associated with Lincoln draw a picture of his private life and Civil War presidency.
VHS
1996; 1990
Ivy (By Request)
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David Herbert Donald, Author: Lincoln : Book Review

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Professor Donald talked about his recent book, [Lincoln], published by Simon & Schuster. The book emphasizes four aspects of President Lincoln's life: his ambition, his law practice, his married life and his several electoral defeats. Parts of the audio cassette abridgement were also played. Professor Donald's first book was about President Lincoln's law partner.
VHS
1999; 1995
Ivy (By Request)
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Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided

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A story of the childhoods and marriage of Abraham and Mary Lincoln.
VHS
2001
Ivy (By Request)
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The Coming of the Civil War [electronic resource]: 1846 - 1861

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Professor Miller teams with Professor Martin and historian, Stephen Ambrose, to chart the succession of incidents, from "Bloody Kansas" to the shots on "Fort Sumpter, that inflame the conflict between North and South to the point of civil war. Includes an analysis of the role of Manifest Destiny and the U. S. victory in the Mexican- American War.
Online
2000
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The Civil War [electronic resource]: 1861-1863

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As the Civil War rages, all eyes turn to Vicksburg, where limited war becomes total war. Professor Miller looks at the ferocity of the fighting, at Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the bitter legacy of the battle, and the war.
Online
2000
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Young Mr. Lincoln

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Ten formative years in the life of United State's greatest statesman are brought vividly and avidly to the screen in this perfectly crafted movie biography.
VHS
1988
Ivy (By Request)
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The Martyred Presidents

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It opens on a scene showing a mourner with bowed head sitting in front of what appears to be a tombstone. Shortly afterwards, the face of Abraham Lincoln and then of two other presidents, Garfield and McKinley, can be seen on the monument and then they disappear. There is a figure huddled at the foot of a statue of Justice, as if asking forgiveness.; From a contemporary Edison film company catalog: THE MARTYRED PRESIDENTS--LINCOLN, GARFIELD, McKINLEY. We have just finished and now offer to exhibitors a picture which we consider most valuable as an ending to the series of McKinley funeral pictures. The scene opens with a beautiful woman who represents Columbia seated at the altar of Justice. As if from out of space there slowly appears a perfect and lifelike picture of Abraham Lincoln [...]
FilmOnline
1901
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Man, Moment, Machine: Lincoln & the Flying Spying Machine

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"The Civil War isn't typically associated with high-tech equipment, but in 1862 the Union Army introduced an amazing surveillance device that foretold the future of fancy spy gear. This History Channel episode analyzes the device--a hydrogen balloon attached to a telegraph--and chronicles President Lincoln's involvement with its invention and deployment."--History Channel.
Online
2006
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Lincoln

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Filmed as if through the president's own eyes, Lincoln goes deeper than any documentary has before to reveal the troubled depths behind the man known as the Great Emancipator.
Online
2006; 2005