A riveting adventure of how America was invented, AMERICA The Story of the US focuses on the people, ideas and events that built the nation, covering 400 years of American history in the most extensive and in-depth television series ever produced by HISTORY(R). 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 the country was built.
AMERICA The Story of the US brings this story to life first-hand 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 the US is an epic, dramatic, heartbreaking and triumphant journey.
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.
This is a Region 4 disc, the local region for Australia.