Walter Cronkite's pronouncement "You are there" -- a witness to history's great moments -- greeted viewers of this popular TV series that ran from 1953-1957. Hosted by correspondents such as Charles Collingwood, the show investigated noteworthy historical events as though they were breaking news. This episode chronicles the downfall of New York City's corrupt political kingmaker William "Boss" Tweed and the Great Comstock Silver Strike.
Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War.
In 9th century China, a corrupt government wages war against a rebel army called the Flying Daggers. A romantic warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.
The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue.
It's the 1970's and San Diego super-sexist anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone arrives as a new employee at his station.
Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians he leads his Army across the then known world venturing further than any Westerner had ever gone all the way to India.
Have you watched You Are There: America Grows Up yet? What did you think about it?