'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.
Walt Disney -- Hero Or Villain? A PBS Documentary Tries For a Balanced Portrait | 14 Sep 2015 // 7:03 AM
Nearly 50 years after his death, Walt Disney remains a divisive figure.