Freedom: A History of Us Episodes

2003, TV Show

Episode Detail: Liberty for All? (1620-1849) - Freedom: A History of Us

“Liberty for All?” (Part 3 of 16) examines the evolution of religious freedom and westward expansion. Voices include Michael Caine (John Cotton), Ralph Fiennes (John Bradford), Graham Greene (Red Jacket), Tom Hanks (Daniel Boone), Anthony Hopkins (John Winthrop), Jeremy Irons (King James I), Samuel L. Jackson (Tecumseh), Kevin Kline (Thomas Jefferson), John Lithgow (Roger Williams), Brad Pitt (James K. Polk), Dennis Quaid (Andrew Jackson), Kevin Spacey (Cotton Mather), Meryl Streep (Mary Easty), Robin Williams (Missouri farmer) and Reese Witherspoon (Susan Magoffin). Katie Couric narrates.

Episodes: Freedom: A History of Us (16)

2/21/2003: Becoming Free    Season 1, Episode 16
2/21/2003: Marching to Freedom Land    Season 1, Episode 15
2/14/2003: Let Freedom Ring    Season 1, Episode 14
2/14/2003: Democracy and Struggles    Season 1, Episode 13
2/7/2003: Depression and War    Season 1, Episode 12
2/7/2003: Safe for Democracy    Season 1, Episode 11
1/31/2003: Yearning to Breathe Free    Season 1, Episode 10
1/31/2003: Working for Freedom    Season 1, Episode 9
1/24/2003: Whose Land Is This?    Season 1, Episode 8
1/24/2003: What Is Freedom?    Season 1, Episode 7
1/19/2003: Wake Up America (1788-1848)    Season 1, Episode 4
1/19/2003: Liberty for All? (1620-1849)    Season 1, Episode 3
1/17/2003: A War to End Slavery (1861-1865)    Season 1, Episode 6
1/17/2003: A Fatal Contradiction (1700-1861)    Season 1, Episode 5
1/12/2003: Revolution (1776-1809)    Season 1, Episode 2
1/12/2003: Independence (1765-1776)    Season 1, Episode 1

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Premiered: January 12, 2003, on PBS
Rating: TV-G
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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.

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