Independent Lens

Season 3 Episode 1

Confederacy Theory

Aired Tuesday 10:00 PM Sep 07, 2001 on PBS
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Confederacy Theory
The confederate flag and its effects on people living in the South take a center stage in this documentary by filmmaker Ryan Deussing. Using archive footage from politicians, activists and educators, Deussing retraces the history of the flag and how the century-old symbol divides a community. The film begins with the Civil War and ends with a look into modern-day racial tensions among people living in the Deep South.moreless

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