Hosted by Roger Mudd ; featuring the voices of James Woods (John Adams), Brian Dennehy (George Washington), Hal Holbrook (Benjamin Franklin), Burt Reynolds (Patrick Henry), Randy Travis (James Madison), Beau Bridges (Samuel Adams), Michael York (Thomas Paine & Alexander Hamilton), and Peter Coyote (Thomas Jefferson)
Narrated by Edward Herrmann ; produced by MPH Entertainment Inc. for The History Channel
They were the most legendary and respected politicians, statesmen and warriors of history's first republic since the days of ancient Rome. They were also traitors and smugglers, rabble rousers and hot-heads, unfaithful husbands and prodigious drinkers. Our "Founding Fathers" were, in fact, human beings. Gain a fascinating glimpse behind the images on the marble busts and faces on our dollar bills and pocket change.