Six-hour documentary on the American Revolution, from the passage of the Stamp Act (1765) through the ratification of the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights (1789). In addition to narration and interviews with historians, the series uses re-enactments of military engagements and excerpts from letters, diaries and other documents of the period, spoken by actors. Written by
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Music by William Shield
Produced and Arranged by Mark O'Connor
Performed by Mark O'Connor (violin) and Yo-Yo Ma
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