Vicksburg (Mississippi)

Vicksburg, Mississippi, the city shaped by the river and the war. The old Vicksburg Court House was the location from which Confederate President Jefferson Davis launched his political career. Abraham Lincoln believed that Vicksburg was the key to the war effort. The Union navy controlled the river by 1863, largely due to the presence of federal gunboats. Take a quick tour of Vicksburg and learn its history. 

Vicksburg | 27:Fifty (1992)
Episode 1


Host Rich Panter gives a brief tour of Vicksburg, Mississippi. Vicksburg was the site of a siege during the American Civil War. The siege resulted in a crucial Union victory; splitting the Confederacy...
The Science Of Beer | 27:Fifty (1992)
Episode 2


Did you know that there is a bit of science and skill when it comes to making one of the world's favorite potent potables? Crafting beer is seen by some as both an art and a science. Making beer is an...