LOADING

Episode

S10 E4: Bird of War, Lincoln Oath and War Spoils of a Peace Chief

In this episode we investigate an evocative symbol of a bird dropping a bomb. Did these patches belong to a World War II unit? Then, Gwen connects a swatch of tattered red fabric to a pivotal moment in U.S. Civil War history. And, did this neckpiece and these leggings once belong to Chief Black Kettle, long known as a Cheyenne Peace Chief? Finally, did President Lincoln actually sign this oath?
Aired: 7/30/2012 | 0:53:21
You may also like
  • Empire of the Air
  • Going to War
  • The White House: Inside Story
  • The Bomb
  • Ken Burns’ The Civil War
©2019 WNET All Rights Reserved.   825 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10019