America: The Story of Us
Featuring an introduction by President Barack Obama, this documentary series from History presents a comprehensive telling of America's history, focusing on the people, ideas and events that built our nation. Viewers will explore 400 years of history and learn how the country was built, from the wagon trails to the transcontinental railway, steel-structured buildings to landing on the moon. The programs cover everything from the Revolutionary War to the making of the modern world from the perspective of patriots, frontiersman, slaves, abolitionists, Native Americans, pioneers, immigrants, entrepreneurs and inventors. Featuring CGI animation and dramatic recreations, the program also offers insights from a wide range of notable Americans, including Tom Brokaw, Buzz Aldrin, Colin Powell, Rudy Giuliani, Al Sharpton, General Petraus and many others. Includes 12 episodes on 3 discs.
|Subject||SOCIAL STUDIES, General Social Studies|
|Publisher||The History Channel|
|Running Time||552 min.|
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