1 videodisc (approximately 180 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Revolution / produced & directed by Llewellyn M. Smith ; telescript by Llewellyn M. Smith ; story by Elizabeth Deane & Patricia Garcia Rios (ca. 90 min.) -- Retreat / produced & directed by Elizabeth Deane ; written by Elizabeth Deane & Patricia Garcia Rios (ca. 90 min.)
Tells the story of how ordinary Americans struggled to reconstruct their lives in the years immediately following the Civil War. Shows the struggles and triumphs of both African Americans and whites in the North and the South
"Original concept developed by Paul Taylor."
Originally broadcast on PBS as two episodes of the television program The American experience, Jan. 12-13, 2004
Special features include: additional mini-documentaries on the Reconstruction; behind-the-scenes information