PRODUCT SUMMARYThe History Channel
presents a collection of compelling documentaries about ten pivotal days in American history, directed by ten acclaimed filmmakers. Featuring narration by Martin Sheen, Jeffrey Wright and Campbell Scott, each program explores a relevant event in U.S. history and the unexpected changes that it triggered. Includes 3 discs.
- Massacre at Mystic
Award-winning director James Moll examines the events of the Pequot War.
- Shays' Rebellion: America's First Civil War
Director R.J. Cutler explores how this violent protest led to the creation of the U.S. Constitution.
- Gold Rush
From acclaimed filmmakers Jeffrey Friedman and Rob Epstein.
Emmy Award winner Michael Epstein examines this bloody Civil War battle.
- The Homestead Strike
Director Rory Kennedy explores the events of this historical labor dispute.
- Murder at the Fair: The Assassination of President McKinley
From award-winning director Joe Berlinger.
- Scopes: The Battle Over America's Soil
Award-winning filmmaker Kate Davis explores the legacy of the famous court case.
- Einstein's Letter
Director Barak Goodman examines how Einstein's letter led to the Manhattan Project.
- When America Was Rocked
Acclaimed director Bruce Sinofsky examines Elvis's historic visit to the Ed Sullivan Show.
- Freedom Summer
Director Marco Williams tells how the murder of three civil rights activists led to the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.