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Going to the Devil: The Impeachment of 1868

Get to know President Andrew Johnson and see how the polarization of the country in the 1860s rivaled anything we have seen in the last few decades.
Going to the Devil: The Impeachment of 1868 is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 34.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from So very apropos to our current situation. I could have saved myself some of the angst I have experienced through the last few years had I listened to this earlier. We grew up thinking that America was inherently great and superior to other societies (From the viewpoint of a White Midwestern Baby Boomer). As I have learned over the course of my years, my education was sadly lacking in truth and content. It provided a modicum of comfort to hear one accounting of a time when our country was badly led by heartless people without regard to Christian principles and decency prevailed. I had never realized the nature of Thaddeus Stephens' personality nor the history of his actions nor the strength of his convictions before this course. Thank you for the lessons learned here. It gives me more hope for the future of our country.
Date published: 2022-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Overlooked History! I found this DVD to be very informative. It is a piece of history about a divided country trying to rebuild itself. The transition after Lincoln's assassination to a southern sympathizing Vice President and the events leading to Grant's presidency have a ring to the polarization of politics in the US today.
Date published: 2022-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It greatly expanded my knowledge of this event Very detailed and it explained the actions of all the people involved. Very well done.
Date published: 2022-07-31
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Pedestrian and shallow Of course I learned a few things from listening for only an hour. But they were mostly trivialities about the personalities involved. No meaningful discussion of the big picture. Very bad value for $14.95. Probably the most disappointing of the many GCs I've listened to-- most of which are excellent.
Date published: 2022-04-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Quite interesting; unique topic I have enjoyed many of the Great Courses audio only. Most have been a series of lectures, but this course was just one long lecture. I am rather familiar with American History, but I learned a great deal from this course. The in depth discussion about Thaddeus Stevens was excellent.
Date published: 2022-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good a good documentary on one of our country's worst presidents very informative and revealing
Date published: 2022-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautifully written and executed Well worth watching more than once! A much more important period than I originally appreciated.
Date published: 2021-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This video discusses a critical period in US history that I did not know about. My school texts omitted it completely. The video was very enlightening, well documented. I will watch it more than once. There was more information than I could catch in one sitting.
Date published: 2021-09-21
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Overview

Experience a dramatic, often-overlooked period of American history with this unique narrative documentary that delves into the story of the first impeachment.
Going to the Devil: The Impeachment of 1868

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Going to the Devil: The Impeachment of 1868

01: Going to the Devil: The Impeachment of 1868

Experience a dramatic, often-overlooked period of American history with this unique narrative documentary that delves into the story of the first impeachment.

78 min