The Blessings of Liberty | 1987

A special tracing the evolution of the Constitution during its 200 years as the foundation of the laws and liberties in the United States. The program is telecast from the National Archives in Washington, and utilizes ...more

Cast

... Anchor

Actor (1987-1988)

... Anchor

Actor (1987-1988)

... Anchor

Actor (1987-1988)

... Patrick Henry

Actor (1987-1988)

... Dred Scott

Actor (1987-1988)

... Frederick Douglass

Actor (1987-1988)

... George Washington

Actor (1987-1988)

... Elsie Parrish

Actor (1987-1988)

... Justice Taney

Actor (1987-1988)

... Chief Justice Earl Warren

Actor (1987-1988)

... George Babbitt

Actor (1987-1988)

... James Madison

Actor (1987-1988)

Company

Production Company

Synopsis

A special tracing the evolution of the Constitution during its 200 years as the foundation of the laws and liberties in the United States. The program is telecast from the National Archives in Washington, and utilizes dramatic interpretation of Constitutional debates, arguments, letters, and pleadings. During the course of the broadcast, a series of dramatic interpretations are performed by a repertory company of critically acclaimed stage and screen actors who portray individuals important to the shaping of the Constitution.

Writers

Writer (1987-1988)

Writer (1987-1988)

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