Forward to Sumter (1987)

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  • Featuring

    Ed Bishop

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year


  • Type


  • Category

    Non Fiction


First of five programmes tracing the history of the American civil war (1861-5), using contemporary photographs, re-enactments by enthusists and contributions from experts to explain the cause and effect of the war. This first episode focuses on how slavery (originally a British concept) came to divide the North and South, leading to the first shots.

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