Liberty! The American Revolution

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Liberty! The American Revolution is a six-hour documentary miniseries about the Revolutionary War, and the instigating factors, that brought about the United States' independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. It was first broadcast on the Public... read more

Liberty! The American Revolution is a six-hour documentary miniseries about the Revolutionary War, and the instigating factors, that brought about the United States' independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. It was first broadcast on the Public Broadcasting System in 1997.

Original Release

11/23/1997 on PBS

US Release

11/23/1997

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Cast

Anthony Heald Philip Vickers Fithian
Stephen Lang George Washington
Jane Adams Sara Scott
Colm Feore Alexander Hamilton
Alex Jennings King George III
Victor Garber John Dickinson
Edward Herrmann Narrator
Donna Murphy Abigail Adams
Isiah Whitlock Jr. Luke-Slave
Mel Johnson Jr. Jehu Grant
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 The Reluctant Revolutionaries: 1763-1774 Sunday, 23 November 1997
2 Blows Must Decide: 1774-1776 Sunday, 23 November 1997
3 The Times That Try Men's Souls: 1776-1777 Monday, 24 November 1997
4 Oh, Fatal Ambition: 1777-1778 Monday, 24 November 1997
5 The World Turned Upside Down: 1778-1783 Tuesday, 25 November 1997
6 Are We to Be a Nation? 1783-1788 Tuesday, 25 November 1997

Directors

Muffie Meyer, Ellen Hovde

Writers

Ronald Blumer

Cast

Anthony Heald Philip Vickers Fithian
Stephen Lang George Washington
Jane Adams Sara Scott
Colm Feore Alexander Hamilton
Alex Jennings King George III
Victor Garber John Dickinson
Edward Herrmann Narrator
Donna Murphy Abigail Adams
Isiah Whitlock Jr. Luke-Slave
Mel Johnson Jr. Jehu Grant
Remak Ramsay Thomas Hutchinson
Terrence Mann General John Burgoyne
Peter Donaldson John Adams
Paxton Whitehead Horace Walpole
Jefferson Mays James Madison
Forrest Sawyer Self - Host
Joris Stuyck Johann Ewald
Jamison Selby Southern Patriot
Philip Bosco Benjamin Franklin
Roger Rees Thomas Paine

Producers

Editors

Sharon Sachs, Molly Bernstein, Joshua Waletzky, Alison Ellwood

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