The Civil War Is Playing This Week On PBS

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    So how many revisionist are already or are planning on watching the real story unfold year-by-year, day-by-day, piece-by-piece and fact-by-fact?

    How many knew of it?

    How many even care?
     
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    I'll be watching again.
     
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    I'm watching it.
     
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    Saw it last time.

    Great series. :thup:
     
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    I've seen in many times. The narrator, that old NBC Newscaster whose name escapes me, was a perfect choice. And the commentary by Shelby Foote (Civil War Historian) ties everything together perfectly.

    That documentary along with "Gods and Generals", "Gettysburg" and "Glory" are required viewing for any Civil War buff.
     
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    It was a good series. But I wonder... Since Marc AllTimeLoser is saying something about revisionism, I am curious as to what KIND of 'revisionism' he sees? Past history implies accurate historical information may be what he sees as revisionism, rather than political correctness.
     
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    LOVED Glory. Haven't seen the other ones though. Have the soundtrack to the Mini Series. Fantastic work.
     
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    It's a dandy, but the narration and commentary voices put me to sleep.
    Zzz...
     
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    No, I think he's saying the documentary is factual (which it is) as opposed to certain posters who are the revisionists.
     
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    Then I'm impressed.
     

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