In Search of Walt Whitman - Part Two: The Civil War and Beyond (1861-1892)

The poet moves to Washington to care for sick and injured Civil War soldiers but grows disillusioned with the Gilded Age after the war. He recovers from a debilitating stroke to live out his days in Camden NJ, where he continues to write poetry. This episode includes such renowned poems as "When Lilacs Last in the Doory'd Bloomed," "O Captain! My Captain!" "The Wound-Dresser," and "Goodbye My Fancy."

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