Monument Men Series - The Road to Rushmore

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George Washington
A leader of the American Revolution and the first President of the United States, George Washington became a symbol of democracy and an ideal candidate for honoring on Mount Rushmore.
Thomas Jefferson
The author of the Declaration of Independence, a strong voice for the defense of liberty, and the architect behind the largest territorial expansion in United States history, this episode examines…
Abraham Lincoln
A champion of the American Union in its darkest hour, Abraham Lincoln's unbreakable faith in the United States and his role in ending slavery earn him a place on Mount…
Theodore Roosevelt
A popular President whose respect for natural beauty was unequaled, and whose foreign policy brought several new territories under US control, Theodore Roosevelt takes the final space on Mount Rushmore
The Crazy Horse Memorial
The construction of Mount Rushmore was looked upon unfavorably by Native Americans who were promised the Black Hills in a treaty later broken by the United States. In order to…
The Making of Mount Rushmore
The planning and construction of Mount Rushmore took nearly two decades. In this episode, meet the minds and sculptors behind one of America's most iconic landmarks.
Mount Rushmore National Park
Surrounding Mount Rushmore is a beautiful national park. Explore the landscape, the caves, and the vantages of Mount Rushmore National Park!

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The Crazy Horse Memorial
The construction of Mount Rushmore was looked upon unfavorably by Native Americans who were promised the Black Hills in a treaty later broken by the United States. In order to honor the legacy of the Native Americans who lived in western South Dakota, an even larger monument of Crazy Horse…
The Making of Mount Rushmore
The planning and construction of Mount Rushmore took nearly two decades. In this episode, meet the minds and sculptors behind one of America's most iconic landmarks.
George Washington
A leader of the American Revolution and the first President of the United States, George Washington became a symbol of democracy and an ideal candidate for honoring on Mount Rushmore.
Mount Rushmore National Park
Surrounding Mount Rushmore is a beautiful national park. Explore the landscape, the caves, and the vantages of Mount Rushmore National Park!
Abraham Lincoln
A champion of the American Union in its darkest hour, Abraham Lincoln's unbreakable faith in the United States and his role in ending slavery earn him a place on Mount Rushmore.
The Dakota Badlands
Visit Theodore Roosevelt, Badlands, and Mount Rushmore National Parks in the Dakotas, beholding the landscape that inspired Theodore Roosevelt to become an ardent conservationist. Learn how the fantastic forms of the badlands are the product of deposition, uplift, and erosion.
Theodore Roosevelt
A popular President whose respect for natural beauty was unequaled, and whose foreign policy brought several new territories under US control, Theodore Roosevelt takes the final space on Mount Rushmore
Thomas Jefferson
The author of the Declaration of Independence, a strong voice for the defense of liberty, and the architect behind the largest territorial expansion in United States history, this episode examines Thomas Jefferson's rightful place on Mount Rushmore.
The Statue of Liberty: Building a Colossus
Part of the Series: U.S. History Series
"Highly Recommended! An exceptional achievement, this is simply the best documentary on the Statue of Liberty ever made. It illuminates the forgotten story of the Statue of Liberty like no other program before it." -Barry Moreno, Author (The Statue of Liberty Encyclopedia) and Historian, Statue of Liberty National Monument "Highly…
Horses (and Burros)
Part of the Series: Spirit of America Series
Horses have been a part of America's driving spirit since its earliest days, and they remain so today. In this horse's lover's program we begin by learning about polo horses, visiting with members of the Denver Polo Club. Then members of the Colorado Dept. of Corrections introduce us to a…
Cave Creek; Globe; The Tonto Indian Ruins
Part of the Series: Arizona Backroads Series
Cave Creek has a rich archeological history that dates back to ancient days when Hohokam Indians lived here; also in the early to mid 1800s Tonto Apaches controlled the area until ranchers, farmers and miners settled the territory in 1870. Today the independent spirit of the Old West lives on…
Thompson Arboretum; Smallest Museum; Besh-Ba-Gowa Ruins
Part of the Series: Arizona Backroads Series
Named for its benefactor, the Boyce Thompson Arboretum carries on his love of natural science, providing "an appreciation of plants through the fostering of educational, recreational, research, and conservation opportunities associated with arid-land plants." Located in Superior and encompassing over 300 acres, the Arboretum is Arizona's oldest and largest botanical…