Originally broadcast on A&E Television Networks, 2006.
In 1866, the year immediately following the end of the war, America was supposed to be reuniting, healing its wounds, and moving past years of civil unrest. However, a closer look into this historic time reveals a sinister snapshot of a discordant nation caught in the midst of deadly race riots and angry insurgencies. Examines the disturbing reality behind the murder, terrorism, and chaos that marked the uncertain period of Reconstruction in America.
Special features: Bonus documentaries: "Images of the Civil War" and "Tales of the gun: guns of the Civil War."