The Declaration of Independence
Documentary that traces the history of the Declaration of Independence. Historical paintings and reenactments demonstrate how and where the Continental Congress gathered and debated, how the Declaration was reprinted and how the news of its signing was spread. Interviews with historians and archivists explain its sociopolitical influence in America and abroad. Also detailed are the efforts scientists are making to develop a new, multi-million dollar encasement to protect the Declaration and other Charters of Freedom.