You Are There: Volume 1

  |  Buy to Own: 17/11/2008
  |  300 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


Six-volume set from the American TV series of the 1950s that recreated events from history as though they were happening now. Introduced by prominent newscasters of the day, including Walter Cronkite, the show, directed by Sidney Lumet, sought to counteract the McCarthy witch hunt in America at the time, by focusing on how the human spirit prevailed against oppression. Episodes comprise: 'Ancient Greece', 'Discovery and Mutiny', 'The American Revolution', 'George Washington', 'Jefferson Makes a Difference' and 'America Grows Up'.