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05:02 — America The Story of Us is an epic 12-hour television event that tells the extraordinary story of how America was invented.
JFK: A New Generation
John F. Kennedy's progressive agenda during the 1960s inspired a new generation of optimism in America.
D-Day Invasion
On June 6, 1944, Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy and turned the tides of World War II.
Thomas Edison
02:51 — Thomas Edison's most famous invention, the lightbulb, paved the way for modern life.
Dust Storms Strike America
02:48 — Families were driven out of the once fertile great plains by massive dust clouds--one that rose to 10,000 feet and reached as far as New York City.
Henry Ford and the Model T
03:18 — Find out how Henry Ford's Model T revolutionized transportation in America.
FDR: A Voice of Hope
04:06 — Elected in 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt was a reassuring presence for many Americans through the trials of the Great Depression.
Jacob Riis
02:07 — Learn how photographer Jacob Riis changed the lives of New York Citiy's poor by exposing how they were forced to live.
John Brown
04:34 — John Brown's failed attempt to loot the armory at Harper's Ferry sparks the beginning of abolition.
The Statue of Liberty
03:12 — What do the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty have in common?
American Buffalo
02:52 — The construction of the railroad led to the near-extinction of the buffalo, which had sustained native populations for centuries.
America: The Story Of Us: Cities Trailer
00:30 — Be sure to catch the next installment of AMERICA THE STORY OF US this Sunday at 9/8c on HISTORY! Cities -- Americans conquer a new frontier--the moder (more…)
America: The Story Of Us: Rebels Trailer
01:06 — From Jamestown to Plymouth, early settlers fight for survival. Tobacco sows the seeds of opportunity the north becomes a powerhouse of trade. Tension, (more…)
America: The Story Of Us: Bust Trailer
00:31 — Premieres Sunday May 23rd at 9/8c on HISTORY. Boom turns to bust when the stock market crash ushers in the Great Depression. Dust storms blanket the (more…)
America: The Story Of Us: Westward Trailer
00:30 — Premieres Sunday May 2nd at 9/8c on HISTORY. Trailblazing pioneers set out to conquer the vast continent west of the mountains, but find the land alr (more…)
America: The Story Of Us: Millennium Trailer
00:31 — Be sure to catch the special 2 hour FINALE of AMERICA THE STORY OF US this Monday at 9/8c on HISTORY! Millennium -- America becomes a global superpow (more…)
America: The Story Of Us Trailer
01:01 — Premiered Sunday April 25th at 9/8c on HISTORY. America The Story of Us is an epic 12-hour television event that tells the extraordinary story of how (more…)
America The Story of Us Season 1
America The Story of Us is an epic 12-hour television event that tells the extraordinary story of how America was invented.
America The Story of Us Season 1
America The Story of Us is an epic 12-hour television event that tells the extraordinary story of how America was invented.

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  • Premiered: April 25, 2010
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  • Premise: A history of America that not only recalls crucial events, but also examines technological achievements and the environment. (more)

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