American Experience Memorial Day
The origin of what we have come to know as Memorial Day. --From "Death and the Civil War" Details
Program: American Experience
Episode: Memorial Day
After the Civil War, freed African Americans in Charleston, South Carolina established the tradition of what we have come to know as Memorial Day -- From "Death and the Civil War"• Visit the Memorial Day webpage
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Premiere Date: 12/17/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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