A Nation Divided: A 12-Hour Miniseries of the American Civil War: Episodes 109-112 (Paperback)
"Outstanding Your scripts are a ride on a time machine that will directly connect the people of today to the people who fought the greatest conflict in American history." Ed Bearss-Chief Historian Emeritus for the United States of America
America is under attack from within. A nation divided on every issue. Across the land, political, social, and racial intolerance increasingly turns to violence...
VOLUME 3: 1864 to 1885
From the Battle of The Wilderness to Appomattox
A NATION DIVIDED is a three-volume collection of the celebrated original teleplays for an Event Miniseries of the American Civil War. Bringing to life the Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant, the series thrives upon the personal relationships of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee and their generals. Schoolmates and friends at West Point, they forge a brotherhood in battle fighting side-by-side in Mexico and create blood ties in peace as they marry into each other's families.
"The incomparable A Nation Divided is] one of the greatest Civil War dramas ever written." Jeff Sagansky, former President Sony Pictures, CBS Entertainment, & Tri-Star Pictures
With the onset of Civil War, forced to choose sides North and South, our "Band of Generals" and their families must face one another in battle over the soul of their nation.
A NATION DIVIDED focuses on the emotional landscape of these men, their wives, and children, and the men and women of color who live and fight alongside them.
"American history as it should be seen and understood... Riveting...often appalling...somehow uplifting. Going to transform American's understanding of the Civil War." Thomas Fleming, international bestselling author and historian
Their loyalties, loves, and brutalities are put to the bloody test across the battlefields of five Aprils against the moment they live in and the future they are fighting to create.
Some friendships dissolve into hatred; some families are torn apart by heartbreak; some enemies find grace in forgiveness. Yet, at the end of the bloodiest conflict in our history, the color barrier between black and white in America is transformed, freedom prevails, and the nation reunites to bec.