War Of 1812

Overview

Few historical conflicts have been as frequently referenced and yet as poorly understood as the War of 1812 - and yet this was a pivotal struggle, one that singlehandedly determined the entire fate of the North American continent. As produced by the public television affiliate WNED (Buffalo-Toronto) and originally screened on PBS, this program attempts to clarify the ambiguity surrounding the conflict, demonstrating how it almost brought a permanent end to Canada and split the United States into two factions. The...
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Overview

Few historical conflicts have been as frequently referenced and yet as poorly understood as the War of 1812 - and yet this was a pivotal struggle, one that singlehandedly determined the entire fate of the North American continent. As produced by the public television affiliate WNED (Buffalo-Toronto) and originally screened on PBS, this program attempts to clarify the ambiguity surrounding the conflict, demonstrating how it almost brought a permanent end to Canada and split the United States into two factions. The film makes use of such elements as historical reenactments, animation and interviews with historials. Joe Mantegna (Things Change) narrates.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/11/2011
  • UPC: 841887014984
  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 2:00:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 12,586

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The War of 1812
1. Introduction [4:25]
2. 1800-1810 - Prelude to War [3:11]
3. 1810-1811 - Calls for War [7:34]
4. June 1812 - Declaration of War [6:04]
5. Summer 1812 - The Americas Invade [18:32]
6. 1812 - The War at Sea [2:36]
7. Autumn 1812 - Campaign in the West [5:59]
8. Spring 1813 - The British Invade [6:43]
9. September 1812 - Showdown on the Great Lakes [9:38]
10. September 1813 - The Americans Invade Canada - Again [7:36]
11. December 1813 - A Winter of Horrors [4:53]
12. Summer 1814 - Blood on the Niagara Border [4:49]
13. Summer 1814 - The American Capital Burns [10:22]
14. Autumn 1814 - Secession Threat in New England [9:09]
15. Winter 1814 - New Orleans [6:58]
16. 1815 - Peace and Conclusion [6:29]
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Disc #1 -- The War of 1812
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