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Bill Melendez ...
 Snoopy / ... (8 episodes, 1988-1989)
Erin Chase ...
 Charlie Brown (7 episodes, 1988-1989)
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 Peppermint Patty / ... (7 episodes, 1988-1989)
Brandon Stewart ...
 Linus Van Pelt (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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Followed by A Charlie Brown Valentine (2002) See more »

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Needs to be on DVD
16 August 2004 | by (Las Vegas) – See all my reviews

The quality that went into these shows were amazing. During the 1980's nobody could hold a candle to the quality of programming CBS was running. Whether it was their prime time specials featuring Peanuts and Garfield or their Saturday morning lineup, CBS showed quality animation.

In this series of specials, we see the peanuts gang explore the history of America. Coming the all American spirit of the characters with a very mature look at history, we're rewarded with a splendid display of what animation can be when it is done correctly.

I just can't believe these specials are now 16 years old. We need more quality programming like this on TV today.


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