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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(TM). From the rigors of linking the continent by wagon trails to the transcontinental railway, the engineering of steel-structured buildings, 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, and to 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. Episodes: "Rebels", "Revolution", "Westward", "Division", "Civil War", "Heartland", "Cities", "Boom", "Bust", "WWII", "Superpower", and "Millennium".
Disc 1: Additional Scenes on American Revolution, Declaration of Independence, George Washington, Disc 2: Additional Scenes on Civil War, Transcontinental Railroad, The Statue of Liberty, Henry Ford and the Model T.
|Blu-ray Release Date:||09/14/2010|
|Run Time (in minutes):||552 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, Digital Sound|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.33|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||0.58 x 5.47 x 6.78|
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