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A riveting adventure of how America was invented, this stunning Blu-ray version of AMERICA THE STORY OF US focuses on the people, ideas and events that built our nation, covering 400 years of American history in the most extensive and in-depth television series ever produced by HISTORY. From the rigors of linking the continent by wagon trails to the transcontinental railway, the engineering of steel-structured buildings, through to landing on the moon, this epic 12-part series is a grand cinematic vision of how this country was built. AMERICA THE STORY OF US brings this story to life firsthand through patriots, frontiersmen, slaves, abolitionists, Native Americans, pioneers, immigrants, entrepreneurs and inventors. From the revolutionary war that birthed the nation to the civil war that divided it, into the making of the modern world, AMERICA The Story of Us is an epic, dramatic, heartbreaking and triumphant journey that reminds us that American history truly belongs to we, the people.
Sharing their thoughts on the building of America, and what it means to be an American, are a world-class group of individuals including Tom Brokaw, Michael Douglas, Meryl Streep, Buzz Aldrin, Colin Powell, Donald Trump, John Legend, Melissa Etheridge, Brian Williams and more.
DISC 1 (Episodes 1-4): Rebels / Revolution / Westward / Division / bonus
DISC 2 (Episodes 5-8): Civil War / Heartland / Cities / Boom / bonus
DISC 3 (Episodes 9-12): Bust / WWII / Boomers / Millennium
Disc 1: George Washington, American Revolution, Declaration of Independence
Disc 2: Civil War, Transcontinental Railroad, Statue of Liberty, Henry Ford and the Model T
IMO it's a little war promoting and kind of makes our country sound like we are a bunch of proud, ignorant hicks. And it leaves out some pretty important things. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Angie Mitchell
I use this series in my classroom, the information is broken into quick categories with lots of relevant information and sharp visual effects.Published 11 days ago by sean
This is one,if not the best ,stories of how our country evolved. The Indians who helped the first settlers, the settlers' courage and determination to push always ahead, the... Read morePublished 26 days ago by just my opinion
This is an excellent history of how we became the nation we are today.Published 27 days ago by Tina Lock
I've watched most of this series with middle school students (as a substitute teacher). It's a broad overview showing key events and their significance in the progress and... Read morePublished 28 days ago by B.R.Taxi
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Is this DVD captioned?
Sep 25, 2014 by Lena T Austin | See all 4 posts
Oct 6, 2013 by Elmer Dubon | See all 3 posts
Do you know if they actually removed him? I found Danny Webb listed as an alias for Liev (which is how I came across this rather old post, searching the two terms together) and this title as the only title for which (so far) Danny Webb is used. The whole thing is baffling since another actor... Read More
May 22, 2013 by lost_grrl | See all 2 posts
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Saw that noone has responded and just wondered if you found anything on your own you'd like to recommend? I have an almost 7yr old and we'd love to find some too!
Dec 16, 2010 by @homemom | See all 2 posts
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I wondered about that too. I hope it is just a mistake when it lists an aspect ratio of 1.33.
May 10, 2010 by Dale | See all 3 posts
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