American Civil War

Steven Spielberg's historical drama Lincoln 'a masterpiece'

Hot Ticket
Fri 25 Jan, AT 07:39

Spielberg surprises critics with 'mesmerising' political drama, thanks to Daniel Day-Lewis

Spielberg's Lincoln: dull, stuffy and just made for the Oscars

First Reaction
Tue 9 Oct, AT 16:05

New York film festival-goers see Day-Lewis shine as Abe – but was that a movie or a history lesson?

American Civil War slaves

The bloody war millions of Americans prefer to forget

Thu 21 Apr, AT 09:32
Alexander Cockburn

Was the Civil War worth it? Might slavery have died out anyway, as it did in Brazil?