WTIU Documentaries

Lew Wallace: Shiloh Soldier, Ben-Hur Bard

Special | 1h 26m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

Lew Wallace led a storied life: He fought in the Civil War as the youngest major general in the Union Army; wrote Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, one of the best-selling novels of all time; as a lawyer, tried two of the most infamous acts of the Civil War; served as governor of the New Mexico territory, where he interacted with Billy the Kid; and served as minister to the Ottoman Empire.

Aired: 11/30/15

Rating: NR

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WTIU Documentaries is a local public television program presented by WTIU.