Readers Digest The Story of America VHS Box Set Historical https://t.co/yQUAQW5LCZ Educational, American History pic.twitter.com/qXDWyuavzO
- Readers Digest The Story of America VHS Box Set
- Producers: Reader's Digest, Partisan Pictures
- Number of tapes: 3
- Studio: Reader's Digest
- Run Time: 180 minutes
- Format: VHS, Hi-Fi, Stereo, NTSC (US, Canada)
- Publisher: Reader’s Digest, Chappaqua, NY, Copyright 1997
- Edition: Reader's Digest boxed set of 3-VHS Tapes sealed inside slip case
- Playing Time and Language: Each tape runs approx. 60 minutes, English
- UPC: 033937080104
- Genre: Educational, American History
- Rating: Not Rated
A Unique video collection celebrating the history of our great nation from colonial times to the present. On this incredible journey spanning four centuries and over 5,000 miles, you'll visit the places, meet the people, and relive the events that took us from an emerging nation to leader of the free world. Revelations from personal letters and diaries, beautiful re-creations, insights from noted historians, and archival footage combine to make history come alive as never before!
Cassette 1, FORGING A NATION, you’ll see the Pilgrims land on the wild shores of Massachusetts . . . celebrate the first Thanksgiving in 1621 . . . experience what life was like at Plimoth Plantation. Then re-live the dramatic years of the American Revolution: journey along with Paul Revere on his frantic midnight ride, suffer through the bitter winter at Valley Forge with George Washington and his weary troops, and witness Thomas Jefferson as he pens the Declaration of Independence.
Cassette 2, UNITING A NATION, you'll blaze the Wilderness Trail through the Cumberland Gap with Daniel Boone . . . join Lewis and Clark on their thrilling exploration of the Pacific Northwest . . . defend the Alamo with Sam Huston . . . share the agony of slavery and the Civil War. From the bombardment of Fort Sumter to Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House . . . then, be there when East meets West - when a Golden Spike driven into Utah soil signals the completion of the transcontinental railroad.
Cassette 3, LEADING THE WORLD, you’ll step into Thomas Edison’s workshop . . . be there as, Henry Ford perfects the assembly-line process . . . join Teddy Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson as they lead America into the global arena . . . re-live the shocking events of “Black Tuesday,” the 1929 stock market crash . . . experience the pivotal events of World War II, see Martin Luther King leading the March on Washington . . . then, journey with the first American astronauts to walk on the moon.
This VHS Box Set contains three Cassettes and is Brand New and Factory Sealed.