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'Death and the Civil War' Is an Excellent Account of How America Learned to Handle Death | 2 Oct 2012 // 6:15 PM

A vivid adaptation of Drew Gilpin Faust’s acclaimed book This Republic of Suffering, this nearly two-hour documentary is among the best of its kind.

American Experience: The Polio Crusade | 9 Mar 2009 // 5:00 PM

An insidious virus, a race for a vaccine, human experimentation -- the subgenre this documentary brings to mind is the increasingly popular bio-thriller.

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