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God in America: Three: A Nation Reborn

Special | 51m 9s Video has closed captioning.

As slavery splits the nation, abolitionists and slaveholders find justification in the Bible. Frederick Douglass condemns Christianity; President Lincoln struggles to make sense of the war's carnage and the death of his young son. Lincoln, who previously had favored reason over revelation, embarks on a spiritual journey that transforms his ideas about God and the war's ultimate meaning.

Aired: 10/12/10

Rating: NR

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