The Rest Is History
200. American Civil War: The Causes
Welcome to The Rest Is History 'American Civil War' series.
The release schedule of the four episodes is as follows:
The Causes (Monday 27th June)
Outbreak (Tuesday 28th June)
Gettysburg (Thursday 30th June)
Aftermath & Legacy (Monday 4th July)
In the first of a four part series, Tom and Dominic are joined by historian Adam Smith for an in-depth look at the origins of the war. They ask whether the moral, political and economic problems of slavery made conflict inevitable and discuss the character of Abraham Lincoln.
Producer: Paul King