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A six-night miniseries presenting the history of how the United States was invented, looking at the... See more »
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Won Primetime Emmy. Another 6 nominations See more »
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Cast

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Daniel Webb ... Narrator (12 episodes, 2010)

Liev Schreiber ... Himself - Narrator / ... (11 episodes, 2010)

Tom Brokaw ... Himself (10 episodes, 2010)
James Meigs ... Himself (9 episodes, 2010)
H.W. Brands ... Himself (9 episodes, 2010)
Annette Gordon-Reed ... Herself (9 episodes, 2010)

Brian Williams ... Himself (8 episodes, 2010)

Michael Douglas ... Himself (8 episodes, 2010)

Colin Powell ... Himself (8 episodes, 2010)

Rudolph W. Giuliani ... Himself (7 episodes, 2010)

Richard Machowicz ... Himself (6 episodes, 2010)

Al Sharpton ... Himself (6 episodes, 2010)

Michael Strahan ... Himself (6 episodes, 2010)

John Lasseter ... Himself (5 episodes, 2010)
David Baldacci ... Himself (5 episodes, 2010)
Jeannette Walls ... Herself (5 episodes, 2010)

Donald Trump ... Himself (5 episodes, 2010)

Henry Louis Gates ... Himself (5 episodes, 2010)
Jimmy Wales ... Himself (5 episodes, 2010)
William Bodette ... Himself (5 episodes, 2010)
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Series Directed by
Marion Milne (12 episodes, 2010)
Jenny Ash (2 episodes, 2010)
Clare Beavan (2 episodes, 2010)
Andrew Chater (2 episodes, 2010)
Nick Green (2 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Writing credits
Ed Fields (3 episodes, 2010)
Daniel Hall (2 episodes, 2010)

Series Produced by
Ben Goold .... series producer (12 episodes, 2010)
Eamon Fitzpatrick .... line producer (11 episodes, 2010)
Nancy Dubuc .... executive producer (10 episodes, 2010)
Julian Hobbs .... executive producer (10 episodes, 2010)
David McKillop .... executive producer (10 episodes, 2010)
Jane Root .... executive producer (10 episodes, 2010)
Kathryn Taylor .... series producer (9 episodes, 2010)
Ben Fox .... producer (3 episodes, 2010)
Laura Franses .... associate producer (3 episodes, 2010)
Vlokkie Gordon .... producer (3 episodes, 2010)
Annie Macnee .... assistant producer (3 episodes, 2010)
Meryl Schutte .... line producer (3 episodes, 2010)
David Wicht .... producer (3 episodes, 2010)
Jenny Ash .... producer (2 episodes, 2010)
Clare Beavan .... producer (2 episodes, 2010)
Andrew Chater .... producer (2 episodes, 2010)
Liz Fay .... producer (2 episodes, 2010)
Nick Green .... producer (2 episodes, 2010)
Michael Jackson .... executive producer (2 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Original Music by
Stuart Fox (4 episodes, 2010)
John E.R. Hardy (4 episodes, 2010)
Tom Howe (3 episodes, 2010)
Miguel d'Oliveira (2 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Cinematography by
Giulio Biccari (8 episodes, 2010)
Richard Numeroff (3 episodes, 2010)
Dirk Nel (2 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Film Editing by
Simon Ardizzone (1 episode, 2010)
Ross Bradley (1 episode, 2010)
Paul Crosby (1 episode, 2010)
Darren Jonusas (1 episode, 2010)
Matt Lowe (1 episode, 2010)
Andy Worboys (1 episode, 2010)
 
Series Casting by
Janet Meintjies (3 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Production Design by
Sylvain Gingras (11 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Art Direction by
Catherine Palmer (12 episodes, 2010)
Emilia Roux (8 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Andrew McCarthy (8 episodes, 2010)
Axel Hoebel (6 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Costume Design by
Diana Cilliers (1 episode, 2010)
 
Series Makeup Department
Talia Barak .... makeup artist (12 episodes, 2010)
Simone Stubbs .... hair stylist / first makeup artist / ... (12 episodes, 2010)
Francesca Van Der Feyst .... hair and make up artist (12 episodes, 2010)
Megan Tanner .... make up designer, hair designer (8 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Production Management
Peter Miller .... post-production manager / post-production supervisor (12 episodes, 2010)
Ceri Smith .... production manager (9 episodes, 2010)
Claire Bugden .... production manager (3 episodes, 2010)
Marisa Soneman .... production manager (3 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dale Butler .... key second assistant director (12 episodes, 2010)
De Villiers Fourie .... third assistant director (12 episodes, 2010)
Mustapha Grumij .... assistant director (12 episodes, 2010)
Grantly Butters .... first assistant director (4 episodes, 2010)
Mick Pantaleo .... first assistant director (4 episodes, 2010)
Christo van Schalkwyk .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Art Department
Lucille Doman .... graphic designer (12 episodes, 2010)
Emma Eunson .... set dresser (12 episodes, 2010)
Jo Stuart Fox .... set dresser (12 episodes, 2010)
Louise Martin .... construction coordinator (12 episodes, 2010)
Johan Oosthuizen .... props (12 episodes, 2010)
Mark Risk .... storyboard artist (8 episodes, 2010)

Axel Hoebel .... second decorator (unknown episodes, 2010)
 
Series Sound Department
Chris Syner .... additional sound (12 episodes, 2010)
Rada Danilovic .... sound designer (10 episodes, 2010)
Anthony Faust .... foley mixer & editor (8 episodes, 2010)
Gary Daprato .... foley artist (4 episodes, 2010)
Alexis Farand .... foley artist (4 episodes, 2010)
Sean O'Neil .... sound mixer / sound recordist (3 episodes, 2010)
Simon Rice .... sound mixer / additional sound (3 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Special Effects by
Kevin Bitters .... pyrotechnician (2 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Carlos Abrego .... rigger / rigger: Modus Fx (12 episodes, 2010)
Odile-Emmanuelle Auger .... visual effects project manager / visual effects project manager: Modus Fx (12 episodes, 2010)
Mathieu Bertrand .... look development artist / look development artist: Modus Fx (12 episodes, 2010)
Bruno Blain .... animator / animator: Modus Fx (12 episodes, 2010)
Guillaume Champagne .... modeler / modeler: Modus Fx (12 episodes, 2010)
Romain Clouet .... modeler / modeler: Modus Fx (12 episodes, 2010)
Marc-Antoine Desjardins .... look development artist / look development artist: Modus Fx (12 episodes, 2010)
Josée Dumas .... texture artist / texture artist: Modus Fx (12 episodes, 2010)
Sebastien Fortier .... data wrangler / data wrangler: Modus Fx (12 episodes, 2010)
Stefano Gemmellaro .... modeler / modeler: Modus Fx (12 episodes, 2010)
Guillaume Goudreault .... texture artist / texture artist: Modus Fx (12 episodes, 2010)
Julie Joannoteguy .... texture artist / texture artist: Modus Fx (12 episodes, 2010)
Lon Krung .... modeler / modeler: Modus Fx (12 episodes, 2010)
Xavier Lapointe .... rigger / rigger: Modus Fx (12 episodes, 2010)
Philip Melancon .... crowd technical director / animator: Modus Fx (12 episodes, 2010)
Ryo Mikai .... visual effects artist / visual effects artist: Modus Fx (12 episodes, 2010)
Olivier Nadeau .... lighting / lighting: Modus Fx (12 episodes, 2010)
Jean-Philippe Traoré .... digital compositor / digital compositor: Modus Fx (12 episodes, 2010)
Anne-Marie Vaillancourt .... animator / animator: Modus Fx (12 episodes, 2010)
Grahame Andrew .... project & 3D supervisor: Lola (6 episodes, 2010)
Howard Bell .... 3D artist: Lola (6 episodes, 2010)
Abi Cadogan .... editorial assistant: Lola (6 episodes, 2010)
Debbie Clark .... co-producer: Lola (6 episodes, 2010)
Gerald Crome .... 3D artist: Lola (6 episodes, 2010)
Rasik Gorecha .... 3D artist: Lola (6 episodes, 2010)
Rob Harvey .... Flame artist: Lola / project supervisor: Lola (6 episodes, 2010)
Sam Howell .... lead 3d artist (6 episodes, 2010)
Jayson King .... 3D artist: Lola (6 episodes, 2010)
Daniel Lane .... 3D artist: Lola (6 episodes, 2010)
Luciano Lopes .... 2D artist: Lola (6 episodes, 2010)
Michelle Martin .... producer: Lola (6 episodes, 2010)
Alasdair McNeill .... 2D artist: Lola (6 episodes, 2010)
Haavard Ness .... 3D artist: Lola (6 episodes, 2010)
Steve Olliffe .... 3D artist: Lola (6 episodes, 2010)
Simon Ramsay .... motion graphic artist (6 episodes, 2010)
Rosi Ruiz .... 2D artist: Lola (6 episodes, 2010)
Adam Thorn .... 3D artist: Lola (6 episodes, 2010)
Tim Zaccheo .... 3D artist: Lola (6 episodes, 2010)
Philip Dobree .... visual effects director: Jellyfish Pictures (5 episodes, 2010)
Marcus Alqueres .... animation supervisor / animation supervisor: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Mostafa Badran .... vfx td / vfx td: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Sylvain Berger .... vfx td / vfx td: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Patrick Bissonnette .... visual effects financial controller: Modus FX (4 episodes, 2010)
Marc Bourbonnais .... visual effects producer / visual effects producer: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Nadège Bozzetti .... lead lighting / lead lighting: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Eloi Brunelle .... visual effects supervisor / visual effects supervisor: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Kristaan Cain .... lighting td (4 episodes, 2010)
Jacynthe Côté .... visual effects production manager / visual effects production manager: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Andreane Dodier-Villeneuve .... digital compositor / digital compositor: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Francois Duchesneau .... visual effects artist: Modus FX (4 episodes, 2010)
Hasraf Dulull .... visual effects supervisor (4 episodes, 2010)
Andrea Espinal .... digital compositor / digital compositor: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Nicolas Fillion .... texture artist / texture artist: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Nicolas Gaffiero .... modeler / modeler: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Frank Garoufalis .... texture artist / texture artist: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Luc Julien .... lead compositor / lead compositor: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Cain Kristaan .... lighting td (4 episodes, 2010)
Pascal Laflamme .... data wrangler / data wrangler: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Jeremy Lambolez .... animator / animator: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Philippe Langlois .... matte painter / matte painter: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Francis Larouche .... production assistant: Modus FX (4 episodes, 2010)
Martin Larrivée .... digital compositor (4 episodes, 2010)
Florent Lebrun .... matte painter / matte painter: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Sylvain Lorgeou .... lead concept and matte paintings / lead concept and matte paintings: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Mickaël Léger .... digital compositor / digital compositor: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Simon Meunier .... modeler / modeler: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Tanya Moore .... production assistant: Modus FX (4 episodes, 2010)
Jean-Francois Morissette .... motion tracking (4 episodes, 2010)
Velislava Nikolova .... animator / animator: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Sophie Orde .... visual effects producer: Jellyfish Pictures (4 episodes, 2010)
Christophe Pacaud .... digital compositor / digital compositor: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Martin Pelletier .... lead look development artist / lead look development artist: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Mathieu Phaneuf .... lead modeler / lead modeler: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Stephane Picard .... data wrangler / data wrangler: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Alice Pépujol .... digital compositor / digital compositor: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Robert Quinn .... look development artist / look development artist: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Stéphane Rioux .... digital compositor / digital compositor: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Jean-Pierre Riverin .... look development artist / look development artist: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
James Rose .... digital compositor (4 episodes, 2010)
Joao Sita .... digital compositor / digital compositor: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Tom Steadman .... digital effects artist: Jellyfish Pictures (4 episodes, 2010)
Ronen Tanchum .... visual effects artist: Modus FX (4 episodes, 2010)
Vincent Toussaint .... technical support / technical support: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Sarah Trepanier .... production assistant: Modus FX / production assistant: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Yanick Wilisky .... visual effects supervisor / visual effects supervisor: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
David Yabu .... animator / animator: Modus Fx (4 episodes, 2010)
Joe Cork .... visual effects supervisor: Lola (2 episodes, 2010)
Garrett Honn .... visual effects supervisor: Lola (2 episodes, 2010)
Theajodharan .... compositor (2 episodes, 2010)
Rhys Williams .... 3d artist: Lola (2 episodes, 2010)
Max Wright .... visual effects supervisor: Lola (2 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Stunts
Adam Horton .... stunt coordinator / stunts (12 episodes, 2010)
Jared Cohen .... stunt performer (7 episodes, 2010)
Dan Hirst .... stunt performer / stunts (7 episodes, 2010)
Dermot Brogan .... stunt performer / stunt rigger (2 episodes, 2010)

Paul Hampshire .... stunt performer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Zak 'Ebenezzer' O'Leary .... key grip (9 episodes, 2010)
Joe Alblas .... still photographer (6 episodes, 2010)
Charlie Sperring .... stills photographer (6 episodes, 2010)
Michael Carstensen .... vto operator (2 episodes, 2010)
Michael Snyman .... camera operator (2 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Casting Department
Jane Kaplan .... casting (1 episode, 2010)
Janice Platt .... casting (1 episode, 2010)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Hetta Burger .... costume stand-by (12 episodes, 2010)
Rick de Souza .... costume stand-by (12 episodes, 2010)
Jayne Forbes .... assistant costume designer (12 episodes, 2010)
Jacomina Jankowitz .... costume supervisor (12 episodes, 2010)
Kristine Berg .... specialty costume fabricator (6 episodes, 2010)
Michelle Karavoussanos .... head costume buyer (2 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Editorial Department
Tessa Verfuss .... first assistant editor (3 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Music Department
Kaveh Cohen .... composer: theme music / composer: main title theme (12 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Transportation Department
Grant Kilian .... transportation coordinator (8 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Other crew
Kgotla Appolus .... assistant to producer (12 episodes, 2010)
Cara Hickson .... extras coordinator (12 episodes, 2010)
Frederich Fiela Jonck .... production assistant (12 episodes, 2010)
Daniel Byron Spangler .... title designer (12 episodes, 2010)
Michelle Stroud .... petty cash accountant (12 episodes, 2010)
Kristen Burns .... programming coordinator (9 episodes, 2010)
Robert Bentley .... location manager (8 episodes, 2010)
Nazha Kajja .... production coordinator (8 episodes, 2010)
Eduard Klarenbeek .... key assistant location manager (8 episodes, 2010)
Megan Korzynski .... production secretary (8 episodes, 2010)
Simon Rhodes .... production coordinator (8 episodes, 2010)
Brian Wentzel .... key armourer (8 episodes, 2010)
Mohamed Atbir .... production assistant (7 episodes, 2010)
Alton Stoffels .... safety advisor/set medic (4 episodes, 2010)
Lathiem Groenmeyer .... production coordinator (2 episodes, 2010)
Daniel Walker Howe .... advisor (2 episodes, 2010)
Diane Mullet .... historical consultant (2 episodes, 2010)
Glenn Wood .... archive research (2 episodes, 2010)
 

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Also Known As:
"America: The Story of the US" - Australia, International (English title) (imdb display title)
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13 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Good Premise, Lacking on Delivery, 2 October 2011
Author: daisyfaye724-176-816326 from United States

When I first saw the ads for this program, I was highly interested in it and made plans to watch. After viewing the first few episodes, I couldn't stand to see any more. It would have been a really great series if they had taken it seriously and done a much better job on incorporating as much important US history as possible, even if it meant making the series longer. What they ended up doing is focusing and repeating a few events and completely leaving out others. They spent a lot of time on the Civil War and entrepeneurs such as Carnegie. It's not that those weren't important events,indeed they were, but by being so repetitive in their coverage they left out other events that deserved screen time. I never saw much mention of the War of 1812, good coverage of our forefathers and I could be wrong, but I don't think they even covered women's suffrage! If they were going to set out to create a program that truly encompassed the United States' history and its people then they should have understood what all in entailed and planned accordingly. What truly disappointed me was the face that they felt the need to use celebrity testimony instead of credible historical experts, educated people that are the backbone of this country. What do P Diddy or Sheryl Crow have to do with the study of history (other than their part in the *entertainment* aspect)? This is being shown in classrooms, I understand: is that what we should teach our children? If you want to learn history, look to our celebrities and movie stars? Completely ridiculous. I was wanting this to be an awesome series, which it could have been. Instead I ended up having my intelligence insulted and my time wasted.

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