This Is America, Charlie Brown (1988)

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In this CBS animated miniseries of eight episodes, the Peanuts gang (created by Charles M. Schulz) visit important events in United States history. The episodes were: "The Mayflower ... See full summary »

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Bill Melendez ...
 Snoopy / ... (8 episodes, 1988-1989)
Erin Chase ...
 Charlie Brown (7 episodes, 1988-1989)
Jason Mendelson ...
 Peppermint Patty / ... (7 episodes, 1988-1989)
Brandon Stewart ...
 Linus / ... (6 episodes, 1988-1989)
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 John Kruesi / ... (6 episodes, 1988-1989)
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 Abraham Lincoln / ... (6 episodes, 1988-1989)
Brittany Thornton ...
 Sally Brown / ... (5 episodes, 1988-1989)
Erica Gayle ...
 Lucy / ... (4 episodes, 1988-1989)
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In this CBS animated miniseries of eight episodes, the Peanuts gang (created by Charles M. Schulz) visit important events in United States history. The episodes were: "The Mayflower Voyagers," "The Birth of the Constitution," "The Building of the Transcontinental Railroad," "The Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk", "The NASA Space Station," "The Great Inventors," "The Smithsonian and the Presidency," and "The Music and Heroes of America." Written by EDW

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Jazz greats Wynton Marsalis, Dave Brubeck, and David Benoit all contributed original music to the series. See more »

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Follows Charlie Brown's All Stars! (1966) See more »

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God Bless Charles Schulz...and America!
31 October 2003 | by (Kentucky) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderful series! No grade school history class should be without it. Heck, no HIGH school history class! Each episode deals with a different period of American history including the Mayflower, famous inventors, the pioneer days, the forging of the Constitution and the space age. Featuring some wonderful music from America's heritage and great (don't laugh, I mean it) performances by Charlie and his friends, this is a prize-worthy tribute to our nation.


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