Synopsis by Alice Day
In this program, Professor Gwynne Lewis narrates the events leading up to the French Revolution. In an in-depth treatment of the subject, major events leading up to the conflict are presented, with an analysis of the occurrences. Topics include the Declaration of the Rights of Man, the role of Robespierre, and the Reign of Terror, in which both Louis XVI and his wife, Marie Antoinette, were beheaded. Warwick History: The French Revolution is another thought-provoking exploration of a pivotal point in European history. An instructor's guide accompanies the program.