Liberty! The American Revolution

LIBERTY! is a six-part series of one-hour documentaries for PBS. It describes how the American Revolution evolved and how a new nation was born in the aftermath of the Revolutionary War, using actors, Revolutionary era scholars, and eyewitness accounts of the time.

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The World Turned Upside Down

Episode 1x05; Nov 25, 1997

The British hope to exploit the issue of slavery and to enlist the support of loyalists in the south. They fail. After a series of brutal engagements, the British army heads for Virginia, only to be trapped by the miraculous convergence of Washington

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x05: The World Turned Upside DownNov 25, 1997
1x04: Oh Fatal AmbitionNov 24, 1997
1x03: The Times That Try Men's SoulsNov 24, 1997
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