Wartorn: 1861-2010


Subjects: History, Social Studies
Grade Level: 9-12
Source: HBO

Drawing on personal stories of American soldiers whose lives and psyches were torn asunder by the horrors of battle and PTSD, this documentary chronicles the lingering effects of combat stress and post-traumatic stress on military personnel and their families throughout American history, from the Civil War through today’s conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. (1:15) (Restricted)

Air Date:  Nov 11  9:00p8:00pC  7:00pM  9:00pP


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