Below, watch Mercy Street star, Josh Radnor, discuss his new Civil War era drama, with filmmaker Ken Burns. Burns’ television documentary mini-series, The Civl War first debuted on PBS in 1990. The six-part Mercy Street TV series premieres on PBS, Sunday, January 17, at 10:00pm ET/PT, after Downton Abbey.
Based on real life events, Mercy Street is set in Union-occupied Alexandria, Virginia. The cast includes: Radnor, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Gary Cole, Peter Gerety, Norbert Leo Butz, McKinley Belcher III, Shalita Grant, and Hannah James. Cherry Jones guest stars as Dorothea Dix.
What do you think? Do you like the sound of the Mercy Street mini-series. Do you plan to check it out?