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37 Weeks | Week 24 (September 29 - October 5)

Week 24 (September 29 - October 5)

As the death toll reaches 500,000, the nation is preoccupied with death and mourning. Given the hardships of war, many Southern women cannot afford to spend money on the traditional customs of mourning. Men die in prison camps, hospitals, and on battlefields; some are buried in mass graves, many never identified. Widows like Rhoda Mobley are lucky to receive mementos of their dead husbands.

Premiere Date: September 29, 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.