The Founding Fathers
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Founding Fathers, Part 1: Rebels...with a Cause

Aired on Nov 27, 200042m

This documantary about the flesh-and-blood men behind early American legends examines the political agitation of the early 1770s and how a group of loyal British citizens was driven to commit treason

This documantary about the flesh-and-blood men behind early American legends examines the political agitation of the early 1770s and how a group of loyal British citizens was driven to commit treason

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Founding Fathers, Part 2: Taking Liberties

Aired on Nov 28, 200043m

Part 2 sees pockets of discontent grow as patriots argue among themselves at meetings of the First and Second Continental Congress.

Part 2 sees pockets of discontent grow as patriots argue among themselves at meetings of the First and Second Continental Congress.

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Founding Fathers, Part 3: You Say You Want A Revolution?

Aired on Nov 29, 200043m

Part 3 looks at the toll on the patriots as undeclared war simmers for a year, peace talks fail, and the Declaration of Independence is debated, written, and issued.

Part 3 looks at the toll on the patriots as undeclared war simmers for a year, peace talks fail, and the Declaration of Independence is debated, written, and issued.

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Founding Fathers, Part 4: A Healthy Constitution

Aired on Nov 30, 200043m

In Part 4, the Founding Fathers face the momentous and monumental task of framing a federal constitution for the 13 states.

In Part 4, the Founding Fathers face the momentous and monumental task of framing a federal constitution for the 13 states.