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37 Weeks | Week 13 (July 14 - July 20)

Week 13 (July 14 - July 20)

It is mid-July, 1864. The President of the Confederate States of America discharges General Johnston of his command for failing to halt the enemy’s drive to the gates of Atlanta. The city is a fortress, encircled by ten miles of fortifications that have destroyed its forests. Unlike his predecessor’s retreat, General John Bell Hood believes the offensive power of his infantry can protect them.

Premiere Date: July 13, 2014 | Runtime: 00:01:45

About 37 Weeks

37 Weeks tells the story of Sherman's march on Atlanta. Each segment does more than just outline a military campaign - these stories make us feel and understand the human dimension of war. What did it feel like when Sherman's army - 100 thousand strong - was bearing down on your town or city? What was motivating Sherman's fateful decisions? These are among the stories being explored.