Freedom: A History of Us

2003, TV Show

Cast & Details

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.

Cast

Credits

Philip B. Kunhardt III: Producer Philip B. Kunhardt Jr.: Producer
Peter W. Kunhardt: Producer Joy Hakim: Author

Guest Cast & Credits

Seasons: 1 All
Celebrity Role Episode Airdate
Morgan Freeman Langston Hughes Season 1, Episode 16
Becoming Free
Fri, Feb 21, 2003
Angela Bassett Sheyann Web Season 1, Episode 15
Marching to Freedom Land
Fri, Feb 21, 2003
Angela Bassett Melba Pattillo Season 1, Episode 14
Let Freedom Ring
Fri, Feb 14, 2003
John Seigenthaler Bull Connor Season 1, Episode 14
Let Freedom Ring
Fri, Feb 14, 2003
Morgan Freeman Erle Green Season 1, Episode 14
Let Freedom Ring
Fri, Feb 14, 2003
Morgan Freeman Thurgood Marshall Season 1, Episode 13
Democracy and Struggles
Fri, Feb 14, 2003
Billy Bush Earle Curtis Season 1, Episode 12
Depression and War
Fri, Feb 7, 2003
Campbell Scott Harold Ickes Season 1, Episode 12
Depression and War
Fri, Feb 7, 2003
Kristi Yamaguchi Haruko Obata Season 1, Episode 12
Depression and War
Fri, Feb 7, 2003
Richard Gere Lord Staley Season 1, Episode 11
Safe for Democracy
Fri, Feb 7, 2003
Stanley Tucci Lt. Harry Rennagel Season 1, Episode 11
Safe for Democracy
Fri, Feb 7, 2003
Vinbg Rhames W.E.B. DuBois Season 1, Episode 11
Safe for Democracy
Fri, Feb 7, 2003
Jane Alexander Jane Adams Season 1, Episode 10
Yearning to Breathe Free
Fri, Jan 31, 2003
Philip Bosco Edward de Laboulaye Season 1, Episode 10
Yearning to Breathe Free
Fri, Jan 31, 2003
Stanley Tucci Frederic Bartholdi Season 1, Episode 10
Yearning to Breathe Free
Fri, Jan 31, 2003
Philip Bosco Samuel Gompers Season 1, Episode 9
Working for Freedom
Fri, Jan 31, 2003
Graham Greene Crazy Horse Season 1, Episode 8
Whose Land Is This?
Fri, Jan 24, 2003
Monique Mojica Old Lady Horse Season 1, Episode 8
Whose Land Is This?
Fri, Jan 24, 2003
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Chief Joseph Season 1, Episode 8
Whose Land Is This?
Fri, Jan 24, 2003
Stanley Tucci Sitting Bull Season 1, Episode 8
Whose Land Is This?
Fri, Jan 24, 2003
Will Reeve Lone Wolf Season 1, Episode 8
Whose Land Is This?
Fri, Jan 24, 2003
Al Roker Henry McNeal Turner Season 1, Episode 7
What Is Freedom?
Fri, Jan 24, 2003
Fred Owens Ben Johnson Season 1, Episode 7
What Is Freedom?
Fri, Jan 24, 2003
Morgan Freeman Frederick Douglass Season 1, Episode 7
What Is Freedom?
Fri, Jan 24, 2003
Philip Bosco Charles Nordhoff Season 1, Episode 7
What Is Freedom?
Fri, Jan 24, 2003
Stanley Tucci Rutherford B. Hayes Season 1, Episode 7
What Is Freedom?
Fri, Jan 24, 2003
Al Roker Christian Recorder editor Season 1, Episode 6
A War to End Slavery (1861-1865)
Fri, Jan 17, 2003
Billy Crystal Union Soldier Season 1, Episode 6
A War to End Slavery (1861-1865)
Fri, Jan 17, 2003
Fred Owens Robert Purvis Season 1, Episode 6
A War to End Slavery (1861-1865)
Fri, Jan 17, 2003
Michael Douglas Benjamin French Season 1, Episode 6
A War to End Slavery (1861-1865)
Fri, Jan 17, 2003
Morgan Freeman Frederick Douglass Season 1, Episode 6
A War to End Slavery (1861-1865)
Fri, Jan 17, 2003
Stacy Keach George B. McClellan Season 1, Episode 6
A War to End Slavery (1861-1865)
Fri, Jan 17, 2003
Dabney Coleman Stephen A. Douglas Season 1, Episode 5
A Fatal Contradiction (1700-1861)
Fri, Jan 17, 2003
Fred Owens Slave Season 1, Episode 5
A Fatal Contradiction (1700-1861)
Fri, Jan 17, 2003
Graham Green Newspapaer Voice Season 1, Episode 5
A Fatal Contradiction (1700-1861)
Fri, Jan 17, 2003
John Siegenthaler North Carolina Law Season 1, Episode 5
A Fatal Contradiction (1700-1861)
Fri, Jan 17, 2003
Morgan Freeman Frederick Douglass Season 1, Episode 5
A Fatal Contradiction (1700-1861)
Fri, Jan 17, 2003
Philip Bosco Frederick Law Olmstead Season 1, Episode 5
A Fatal Contradiction (1700-1861)
Fri, Jan 17, 2003
Jennifer Aniston Jesse Benton Season 1, Episode 4
Wake Up America (1788-1848)
Sun, Jan 19, 2003
Philip Bosco Peter Cooper Season 1, Episode 4
Wake Up America (1788-1848)
Sun, Jan 19, 2003
Stanley Tucci Sam Slater Season 1, Episode 4
Wake Up America (1788-1848)
Sun, Jan 19, 2003
Graham Greene Red Jacket Season 1, Episode 3
Liberty for All? (1620-1849)
Sun, Jan 19, 2003
Raoul Trujillo Cherokee Spokesperson Season 1, Episode 3
Liberty for All? (1620-1849)
Sun, Jan 19, 2003
Stanley Tucci Magistrate, John O'Sullivan Season 1, Episode 3
Liberty for All? (1620-1849)
Sun, Jan 19, 2003
Michael Douglas Benjamin Franklin Season 1, Episode 2
Revolution (1776-1809)
Sun, Jan 12, 2003
Philip Bosco James Madison Season 1, Episode 2
Revolution (1776-1809)
Sun, Jan 12, 2003
Raoul Trujillo John Allen, Matthew Lyon Season 1, Episode 2
Revolution (1776-1809)
Sun, Jan 12, 2003
Philip Bosco Samuel Adams Season 1, Episode 1
Independence (1765-1776)
Sun, Jan 12, 2003
Stanley Tucci Tom Crafts Season 1, Episode 1
Independence (1765-1776)
Sun, Jan 12, 2003

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