Bad Blood - The Border War that Triggered the Civil War
Seven years before the Civil War, the question of slavery exploded on the western frontier when Kansas became a territory, causing bad blood between Kansas and Missouri that’s lasted over 150 years. Through the voices of those who lived it, the truth as best known is here told. With the eyes of the nation watching, the thorny issue of slavery ignited the border between Missouri and Kansas Territory. The years 1854 to 1860 saw fraud, treason and terror leading all the way up to (and into) the Civil War. Filmed in high definition, the story is brought to life in this 90-minute documentary by more than 150 actors. Bonus material includes historical interviews and behind the scenes footage.