The History Show - 1775
dramatizes a time when Boston is an
shots are fired on the Lexington town green; a protest turns into war and
the world is forever changed.
Professional actors and musicians bring
life a year filled with ribaldry, superstition, piety, and idealism.
Through this innovative audio program, your students can experience the
confusion, the fear, and the heroism of our country's genesis.
The History Show is a
combination of history and entertainment. Each program brings to life a
year in American history through the music, humor, stories, and
significant events of the period. One-hour programs are composed of short
segments from 10 to 20 minutes in length that can be used in the
Two pilot programs of The History Show are available -- one for
1775 and the other for the year 1857.
Sound effects artist during taping
The programs feature professional
actors and musicians taped before a live audience.
The History Show was first produced for public radio and was
distributed to 150 stations in 47 states.
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