Season 1, Episode 12 Depression and War

First Aired: February 7, 2003

“Depression and War” (1929-45). Voices include Kevin Spacey (Herbert Hoover), Martin Sheen (John Dos Passos), Kristi Yamaguchi (Haruko Obata), Billy Bush (Earle Curtis), Dennis Quaid (George Mehales) and Campbell Scott (Harold Ickes). Katie Couric narrates.

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  • Premiered: January 12, 2003
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: A 16-part history of the U.S., as told by historical figures (noted actors supply the voices), plus occasional commentary. Based on books by Joy Hakim. (more)

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