Sex in the Civil War


60m 2000

Brief Synopsis

Chronicles the way sex was viewed in the 1860s by following the sexual practices of the men who fought in the Civil War. Traveling to battlefields and brothels, the program examines how soldiers felt about birth control, abortion, premarital sex and infidelity. It examines their ignorance of sexuall

Film Details

Also Known As
History Undercover (11/05/00)
Release Date
2000

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

Synopsis

Chronicles the way sex was viewed in the 1860s by following the sexual practices of the men who fought in the Civil War. Traveling to battlefields and brothels, the program examines how soldiers felt about birth control, abortion, premarital sex and infidelity. It examines their ignorance of sexually transmitted diseases, chronicles their wartime relationships and exposes "special privileges" offered to the highest-ranking officers of both armies.

Film Details

Also Known As
History Undercover (11/05/00)
Release Date
2000

Technical Specs

Duration
60m

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