For at least one night each spring during the Civil War, in places like Louisiana and South Carolina and Georgia and Virginia, Confederate Jews commemorated how God freed the children of Israel from slavery. Read Entire Article
Does U.S. history have a more effective or thoughtful champion than Ken Burns? The “Civil War” filmmaker delivers another sublime achievement in “The Address,” which premieres at 9 p.m. Tuesday on PBS. Read Entire Article
In addition to his deep dives into American history, it seems the filmmaker Ken Burns possesses a knack for telling contemporary stories in brief, elegant microcosm. Read Entire Article
The songs of the ages still ring in Bobby Horton’s ears. Like the painstaking scribes of old, he translates what now seems like a foreign language into messages and music — oft-buried treasures — still relevant today. Read Entire Article
Don Dodson’s relic and metal detector store is a mini-museum of Civil War artifacts—bullets, guns, cannonballs—many of them found near this town where Union and Confederate armies once fought. Read Entire Article
A veteran TV and film writer is trying his luck on Kickstarter to raise a whopping $2.5 million in support of a 10-hour miniseries about the Civil War. Read Entire Article
In just 32 months, the Civil War Trust has reached the original goal of “Our Time, Our Legacy,” its ambitious $40 million fundraising campaign for the war’s sesquicentennial, the nonprofit group said Thursday.
“Civil War: The Untold Story,” a new documentary series from Great Divide Pictures, will debut at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 6, on PBS stations, including Chattanooga’s WTCI-TV 45. Read Entire Article