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I Was There

Through original archival material, expert testimony and dramatic re-creations using CGI technology to place Theo E.J. Wilson in the scene, each episode challenges ideas of what really happened during some of the most pivotal moments in history.

This season explores Abraham Lincoln's assassination; the Hindenburg disaster; the Salem witch trials; the death of Jesse James; the Oklahoma City bombing; the battle of Stalingrad; H.H. Holmes' murder spree during the 1893 Chicago World's Fair; the Chernobyl accident; the 1965 Bloody Sunday march from Selma to Montgomery; the 1986 space shuttle Challenger disaster; the 1889 catastrophic Johnstown flood in eastern Pennsylvania and the St. Valentine's Day massacre.

Show Info

Network: United States History (2022 - now)
Schedule: Mondays at 22:00 (30 min)
Status: To Be Determined
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: History

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Previous Episode

The Battle of Stalingrad

Episode 1x12; May 9, 2022

Theo Wilson time-travels to the Battle of Stalingrad in 1942 where the underdog Russian Army is about to pull off a victory that will turn the tide of the war in favor of Allied forces. Bombs explode, concrete rains down and soldiers' limbs freeze in

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x12: The Battle of StalingradMay 9, 2022
1x11: Oklahoma City BombingMay 2, 2022
1x10: St. Valentine's Day MassacreApr 25, 2022
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