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Reconstruction: America After the Civil War

Reconstruction | Part 2, Hour 2

Racist imagery saturated popular culture and Southern propaganda manipulated the story.
Reconstruction | Part 2, Hour 1

WETA PassportReconstruction | Part 2, Hour 1

Hour three of the series examines the years 1877-1896

Reconstruction | Part 1, Hour 2

WETA PassportReconstruction | Part 1, Hour 2

Post-Civil War America was a new world.

Reconstruction | Part 1, Hour 1

WETA PassportReconstruction | Part 1, Hour 1

The aftermath of the Civil War was bewildering, exhilarating . . . and terrifying.

Reconstruction| Episode 2 Preview

Reconstruction| Episode 2 Preview

A look at the rise of Jim Crow and the turn of the century.

Reconstruction | Hour 3 Preview

Reconstruction | Hour 3 Preview

Hour three of the series examines the years 1877-1896.

Reconstruction | Hour 4 Preview

Reconstruction | Hour 4 Preview

Racist imagery saturated popular culture and Southern propaganda manipulated the story.