Reconstruction: America After the Civil War


Reconstruction: America After the Civil War, with Henry Louis Gates Jr., is a four-hour PBS documentary series exploring the years that followed the American Civil War, a time when the nation struggled to rebuild in the face of profound loss, massive destruction, and revolutionary social change.

Reconstruction Virtual Classroom with Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

The live streaming event was recorded Friday, April 5th. Watch online now.

The event includes, Q&A with Dr. Gates, including live on air questions, and announcement of the “Deconstruct the Reconstruction” contest winners.