Monument Men Series - The Road to Rushmore

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George Washington
A leader of the American Revolution and the first President of the United States, George Washington became a symbol of democracy and an ideal candidate for honoring on Mount Rushmore.
Thomas Jefferson
The author of the Declaration of Independence, a strong voice for the defense of liberty, and the architect behind the largest territorial expansion in United States history, this episode examines…
Abraham Lincoln
A champion of the American Union in its darkest hour, Abraham Lincoln's unbreakable faith in the United States and his role in ending slavery earn him a place on Mount…
Theodore Roosevelt
A popular President whose respect for natural beauty was unequaled, and whose foreign policy brought several new territories under US control, Theodore Roosevelt takes the final space on Mount Rushmore
The Crazy Horse Memorial
The construction of Mount Rushmore was looked upon unfavorably by Native Americans who were promised the Black Hills in a treaty later broken by the United States. In order to…
The Making of Mount Rushmore
The planning and construction of Mount Rushmore took nearly two decades. In this episode, meet the minds and sculptors behind one of America's most iconic landmarks.
Mount Rushmore National Park
Surrounding Mount Rushmore is a beautiful national park. Explore the landscape, the caves, and the vantages of Mount Rushmore National Park!

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The Making of Mount Rushmore
The planning and construction of Mount Rushmore took nearly two decades. In this episode, meet the minds and sculptors behind one of America's most iconic landmarks.
Mount Rushmore National Park
Surrounding Mount Rushmore is a beautiful national park. Explore the landscape, the caves, and the vantages of Mount Rushmore National Park!
George Washington
A leader of the American Revolution and the first President of the United States, George Washington became a symbol of democracy and an ideal candidate for honoring on Mount Rushmore.
Thomas Jefferson
The author of the Declaration of Independence, a strong voice for the defense of liberty, and the architect behind the largest territorial expansion in United States history, this episode examines Thomas Jefferson's rightful place on Mount Rushmore.
Abraham Lincoln
A champion of the American Union in its darkest hour, Abraham Lincoln's unbreakable faith in the United States and his role in ending slavery earn him a place on Mount Rushmore.
Theodore Roosevelt
A popular President whose respect for natural beauty was unequaled, and whose foreign policy brought several new territories under US control, Theodore Roosevelt takes the final space on Mount Rushmore
The Crazy Horse Memorial
The construction of Mount Rushmore was looked upon unfavorably by Native Americans who were promised the Black Hills in a treaty later broken by the United States. In order to honor the legacy of the Native Americans who lived in western South Dakota, an even larger monument of Crazy Horse…
A Perfect Candidate
Sometimes horrifying, often hilarious, A PERFECT CANDIDATE is a twisted journey into the underbelly of American politics. In 1994 former Marine Oliver North re-emerged from the Iran-Contra scandal to run for the U.S Senate. In the hotly contested race between North and incumbent Chuck Robb - who played Charlie Brown…
Social Gospel and the Public Good
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Ronald Reagan - The Life and Legacy
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