Lincoln’s Return to New York

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Series historical adviser Daniel Czitrom reflects on the assassination of President Lincoln, and the funeral procession that offered a bitter reminder of the war’s unfinished business.

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Rough Justice

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Series historical adviser Daniel Czitrom examines the corrupt political and criminal justice system prevalent in late 19th century New York City.

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New Chances for Us

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Series historical adviser Daniel Czitrom reflects on the African American struggle to advance the freedom movement, even as the legacies of slavery and racism persevered.

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Haunted by the Draft Riots

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Series historical adviser Daniel Czitrom explores the memory, fear, and pain of the worst civil insurrection in American history, the 1863 Draft Riots.

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