America (1973)

Genres - History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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The growth of America inland and westward is detailed by Alistair Cooke, using historical photos, paintings and newspapers. Included: the Louisiana Purchase; Lewis and Clark's treks to the Pacific; the rush for gold in 1849; and the birth of Lincoln.

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westward-expansion, gold-rush, manifest-destiny, national-conquest