Season: 1
Year: 2003


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Independence

2003

Season 1, Episode 2: Revolution

2003

Season 1, Episode 3: Liberty for All

2003

Season 1, Episode 4: Wake Up America

2003


Jennifer Aniston ... Jessie Benton

Philip Bosco ... Peter Cooper (voice)

Michael Caine ... Everett, Edward (voice)

Harry Connick Jr. ... Jeff Thompson (voice)

Katie Couric ... Herself - Host

Ralph Fiennes ... DeWitt Clinton
Eric Foner

Whoopi Goldberg ... Sojourner Truth (voice)

Tom Hanks ... Reporter

Anthony Hopkins ... William Radcliffe

Kevin Kline ... Robert Fulton (voice)

Matthew McConaughey ... Charles Fenno Hoffman

Dana Reeve ... Catherine Beecher (voice)

Tim Robbins ... Moses Brown (voice)

Kevin Spacey ... Herman Melville

Stanley Tucci ... Sam Slater / Document Voice (voice)

Robin Williams ... Josiah Quincy

Season 1, Episode 5: A Fatal Contradiction

2003


Philip Bosco ... Frederick Law Olmstead / Newspaper Voice (voice)

Chevy Chase ... Levi Coffin (voice)

Dabney Coleman ... Stephen A. Douglas (voice)

Katie Couric ... Herself - Host

Ralph Fiennes ... Charleston Eyewitness
Eric Foner ... Commentary (voice)

Morgan Freeman ... Frederick Douglass

Whoopi Goldberg ... Harriet Tubman (voice)

Graham Greene ... Newspaper Voice (voice)

Tom Hanks ... Abraham Lincoln

Anthony Hopkins ... Robert Walsh

Samuel L. Jackson ... Highland Garnet

Matthew McConaughey ... Alexander Stephens
Fred Owens ... Eighteen Century Slave (voice)

Brad Pitt ... William Lloyd Garrison

Ving Rhames ... Josiah Benson (voice)

John Seigenthaler ... North Carolina Law (voice)

Season 1, Episode 6: A War to End Slavery

2003


Matthew Broderick ... Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman (voice)

Glenn Close ... Eliza Andrews (voice)

Katie Couric ... Herself - Host

Billy Crystal ... Union Soldier (voice)

Michael Douglas ... Benjamin French (voice)
Eric Foner ... Commentary (voice)

Morgan Freeman ... Frederick Douglass

Tom Hanks ... Abraham Lincoln

Samuel L. Jackson ... John Rock

Stacy Keach ... General George B. McClellan (voice)
Philip Kunhardt Jr. ... William Meserve (voice)

Matthew McConaughey ... Captain W.W. Wood
Fred Owens ... Robert Purvis (voice)

Brad Pitt ... John Russell Young

Dennis Quaid ... Gen. Robert E. Lee (voice)

Tim Robbins ... Gen, Winfield Scott Hancock (voice)

Al Roker ... Christian redorder editor (voice)

Robin Williams ... Gen. Ulysses S. Grant

Season 1, Episode 7: What Is Freedom?

2003


Philip Bosco ... Charles Nordhoff (voice)

Matthew Broderick ... Justice John Marshall Harlan (voice)

Katie Couric ... Herself - Host

Charles S. Dutton ... Benjamin Arnett (voice)
Eric Foner ... Commentary (voice)

Morgan Freeman ... Frederick Douglass

Whoopi Goldberg ... Millie Freeman (voice)

Samuel L. Jackson ... Isaiah Wears

John Lithgow ... Justice Henry Billings Brown (voice)

Matthew McConaughey ... Andrew Jackson
Fred Owens ... Ben Johnson'Frankfort Petition (voice)

Aidan Quinn ... Philadelphia Press Editorial (voice)

Ving Rhames ... W.E.B. DuBois (voice)

Julia Roberts ... Virginia Eyewitness

Al Roker ... Henry McNeal Turner (voice)

Martin Sheen ... Thaddeus Stevens (voice)

Kevin Spacey ... Sidney Andrews

Stanley Tucci ... Rutherford B. Hayes / Harper's Weekly (voice)

Season 1, Episode 8: Whose Land Is This?

2003


Matthew Broderick ... Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman (voice)

Glenn Close ... Mary Antin (voice)

Katie Couric ... Herself - Host
Eric Foner ... Commentary (voice)

Graham Greene ... Crazy, Horse (voice)

Tom Hanks ... Charles E. Wood
Bobby Kennedy ... Chief Joseph (voice)

Kevin Kline ... Jacob Riis (voice)
Monique Mojica ... Old Lady Horse (voice)
William Reeve ... Lone Wolf (voice)

Tim Robbins ... Workingmen's Party Voice (voice)

Stanley Tucci ... Sitting Bull (voice)

Reese Witherspoon ... Sarah Raymond

Season 1, Episode 9: Working for Freedom

2003


Philip Bosco ... Samuel Gompers (voice)

Michael Caine ... William Wood / Steelworker (voice)

Chevy Chase ... Stockholder (voice)

Katie Couric ... Herself - Host

Blythe Danner ... Appleton's Journal (voice)

Ralph Fiennes ... Barton Simonson
Eric Foner ... Commentary (voice)

Whoopi Goldberg ... Lucy Parsons (voice)

John Goodman ... William 'Big Bill' Haywood

Tom Hanks ... Jacob Coxey

Samuel L. Jackson ... Marshal

Kevin Kline ... August Spies (voice)

John Lithgow ... Judge Ward Hunt (voice)

Matthew McConaughey ... John Swinton

Susan Sarandon ... Susan B. Anthony

Kevin Spacey ... Ira Stewart

Season 1, Episode 10: Yearning to Breathe Free

2003

Season 1, Episode 11: Safe for Democracy

2003

Season 1, Episode 12: Depression and War

2003

Ryley Bush ... Earle curtis (voice)

Katie Couric ... Herself - Host

Dennis Quaid ... George Mehales (voice)

Campbell Scott ... Ickes, Harold (voice)

Martin Sheen ... John Dos Passos (voice)

Kevin Spacey ... Herbert Hoover

Kristi Yamaguchi ... Haruko Obata (voice)

Season 1, Episode 13: Democracy and Struggles

2003

Season 1, Episode 14: Let Freedom Ring

2003


Angela Bassett ... Melba Pattillo (voice)

Katie Couric ... Herself - Host

Morgan Freeman ... Ernest Green

Whoopi Goldberg ... Patricia King (voice)

Ving Rhames ... W.E.B. DuBois (voice)

John Seigenthaler ... Eugene 'Bull' Connor (voice)

Season 1, Episode 15: Marching to Freedom Land

2003


Angela Bassett ... Sheyann Webb (voice)

Katie Couric ... Herself - Host

Kevin Kline ... Paul Potter (voice)

Season 1, Episode 16: Becoming Free

2003


Katie Couric ... Herself - Host

Morgan Freeman ... Langston Hughes

Dennis Quaid ... Robert Ode (voice)

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