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    • Daniel Webster's Sacrifice to Save the Union
      10/28/56
      9.9
      The date is March 7, 1850 and the place is Washington, D.C. and You Are There to witness Senator Daniel Webster give is "Seventh of March Speech".
    • The Overthrow of the Tweed Ring
      The Overthrow of the Tweed Ring
      Season 5 - Episode 9
      5/26/57
      9.7
      Your host, Walter Cronkite, will take you to 1870's New York and let you witness the down fall of William Tweed.
    • The Bank Holiday Crisis of March 6, 1933
      6/9/57
      9.6
      Your host, Walter Cronkite, takes you back to the bank holiday of 1933, which signaled the start of Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal. This is the final new episode of the series.
    • The Fall of Parnell
      The Fall of Parnell
      Season 2 - Episode 41
      6/13/54
      9.2
      The date is December 6, 1890. The subject is Charles Parnell and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Capture of John Wilkes Booth
      The Capture of John Wilkes Booth
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      9/6/53
      8.7
      You Are There takes you back to the night of April 26, 1865, the night that President Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth and the chase that followed to capture him. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Landing of the Hindenburg at Lakehurst, New Jersey
      Walter Cronkite takes a look at the afternoon of May 6, 1937. On this day the German Air Ship Hindenburg caught fire while trying to land at Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey.
    • The Court Martial of Mata Hari
      The Court Martial of Mata Hari
      Season 2 - Episode 36
      5/9/54
      8.4
      The date is July 24, 1917. The place is Paris, France and You Are There. Walter Cronkite and his staff bring you the story of Mata Hari's trial on the charge of spying for the Germans during World War I.
    • Spindletop: The First Great Texas Oil Strike
      12/4/55
      8.3
      The date is January 10, 1901. The place is Beaumont, Texas and You Are There. Spindletop is a dry field in south Beaumont, Texas and it’s also the site of the first major oil strike in the state of Texas.
    • The Final Hours of Joan of Arc
      The Final Hours of Joan of Arc
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      3/1/53
      8.2
      The date is May 30, 1431. The place England and You Are There. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Lost Battalion of World War I
      The Lost Battalion of World War I
      Season 4 - Episode 22
      4/1/56
      8.1
      The date(s) are May 31- June 1, 1918. The setting is World War I and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Defense of the Alamo
      The Defense of the Alamo
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      5/24/53
      8.0
      A small group of Texas volunteers defend the Alamo from a larger Mexican army in February of 1836 and You Are There, with your host Walter Cronkite.
    • The Sacrifice of Mahatma Gandhi
      The Sacrifice of Mahatma Gandhi
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      1/24/54
      8.0
      You Are There, with host Walter Cronkite, takes you on a voyage back in time to witness Gandhi breaking the oppressive government in India by fasting.
    • D-Day
      D-Day
      Season 3 - Episode 28
      3/6/55
      8.0
      D-Day, June 6, 1944, the day the Allied Forces took to the beaches and won the greatest victory of the war.
    • Sinking Of The Titanic
      Sinking Of The Titanic
      Season 3 - Episode 38
      5/22/55
      8.0
      Your host, Walter Cronkite, takes you back to the early morning hours of April 14-15,1912 to witness the sinking of the great ship Titanic.
    • The Death of Socrates
      The Death of Socrates
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      5/3/53
      7.8
      The date is 399 B.C. and You Are There. Walter Cronkite and his staff or reporters takes you to the trial and subsequent death of Socrates.
    • The Capture of Jesse James
      The Capture of Jesse James
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      2/8/53
      7.8
      James Dean stars as Jesse James in this episode of You Are There.
    • Paul Revere's Ride
      Paul Revere's Ride
      Season 2 - Episode 32
      4/11/54
      7.7
      The date is April 18, 1775, the place is Charlestown and You Are There. Walter Cronkite and his staff get interviews with Paul Revere and Dr. Warren about his famous ride about troop movements.
    • The Execution of Mary, Queen Of Scots
      4/18/54
      7.7
      Mary, Queen of Scots was beheaded on February 8, 1587 by Queen Elizabeth I of England. Go back to that day in history with Walter Cronkite, you host for the trip.
    • The First Moscow Purge Trials
      The First Moscow Purge Trials
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      9/20/53
      7.6
      The date is August 24, 1936. The place is Moscow and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Assassination of Julius Caesar
      3/8/53
      7.5
      The date is March 15, 44 B.C. The place is Rome and you are there with your host Walter Cronkite.
    • Washington Crosses the Delaware
      Washington Crosses the Delaware
      Season 4 - Episode 14
      12/25/55
      7.5
      The date is December 25, 1776. The place is the Delaware River and You Are There. On this cold Christmas Day General George Washington crosses the Delaware River in an attempt to take the city of Trenton, New Jersey.
    • The Capture of John Dillinger
      The Capture of John Dillinger
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      2/22/53
      7.5
      Walter Cronkite, your host, takes you on an FBI hunt to catch one of the most famous bank robbers of all time.
    • The Death of Cleopatra
      The Death of Cleopatra
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      10/18/53
      7.4
      The date is August 12, 30 B.C. The place is Egypt and You Are There. Walter Cronkite and his reporters get a chance to talk with Cleopatra before she commits suicide after the death of Mark Antony.
    • Mr. Christian Seizes the Bounty
      Mr. Christian Seizes the Bounty
      Season 5 - Episode 5
      10/7/56
      7.4
      The date is April 28, 1789 and You Are There. Captain Bligh has a very harsh hand disciplining his crew. Mister Christian and the rest of the crew have had enough of Captain Bligh and mutiny. Interviews include Captain Bligh, Fletcher Christian and Peter Haywood.
    • The Signing of the Magna Carta
      The Signing of the Magna Carta
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      6/7/53
      7.4
      Go to Runnymede with your host Walter Cronkite to witness King John sign the Magna Carta on June 15, 1215.
    • The Boston Tea Party
      The Boston Tea Party
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      2/15/53
      7.4
      Your host, Walter Cronkite, will take you back to December 1773 to relive the Boston Tea Party.
    • The Signing of the Declaration of Independence
      4/26/53
      7.4
      Host Walter Cronkite takes you back to the day the Declaration of Independence was signed.
    • The Rise of Adolph Hitler
      The Rise of Adolph Hitler
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      5/10/53
      7.3
      Go back to pre-world war two Germany with your host Walter Cronkite and witness Adolph Hitler's rise to power
    • The Resolve of Patrick Henry
      The Resolve of Patrick Henry
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      1/17/54
      7.3
      The date is March 23, 1775. The place is Virginia and You Are There. Walter Cronkite talks with Patrick Henry after his speech that kept Virginia from going back under England rule.
    • The Tragedy Of John Milton
      The Tragedy Of John Milton
      Season 3 - Episode 23
      1/30/55
      7.3
      The date is August 13, 1660 and poet John Milton goes into hiding as a new King of England take the throne.
    • The Conspiracy of Catherine The Great
      3/28/54
      7.2
      It's July 1762 in Russia and You Are There. Walter Cronkite and his staff get interviews with the people that helped put Catherine The Great on the throne of Russia after her husband was murdered.
    • Grant and Lee at Appomattox
      Grant and Lee at Appomattox
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      11/1/53
      7.2
      The date is April 9, 1865. The place is Appomattox, Virginia and You Are There. Walter Cronkite covers the surrender of General Lee to General Grant at the end of the Civil War.
    • The Discovery of Anesthesia
      The Discovery of Anesthesia
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      3/22/53
      7.2
      While working at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Dr. William Morton claims to have invented a form of anesthesia. Walter Cronkite takes you back to Boston on October 16, 1846 to see it all happen.
    • The First Command Performance of Romeo and Juliet
      2/21/54
      7.2
      The year is 1597. The place is England and You Are There. Walter Cronkite and his staff of reporters get the scoop on the first performance of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare with Queen Elizabeth I and her court as his audience.
    • Burgoyne's Surrender at Saratoga
      Burgoyne's Surrender at Saratoga
      Season 2 - Episode 29
      3/21/54
      7.1
      Go back to the Saratoga Campaign during the American Revolution and witness the surrender of Major General John Burgoyne. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Conquest of Yellow
      The Conquest of Yellow
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      5/17/53
      7.1
      The date is June 26, 1900 and You Are There. Walter Cronkite talks with Dr. Walter Reed about his research regarding yellow fever.
    • The Dreyfus Case
      The Dreyfus Case
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      5/31/53
      7.1
      You Are There takes you back to October 15, 1894 and the start of the Alfred Dreyfus trial and then to 1906 for it's conclusion. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Escape of Rudolf Hess
      The Escape of Rudolf Hess
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      6/14/53
      7.1
      Go back to May 11,1941 and see how Rudolf Hess escaped Nazi Germany during World War II. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Ordeal of Galileo
      The Ordeal of Galileo
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      4/19/53
      7.1
      The year 1633, Galileo is on trial for suspicion of heresy. Find out what happened at that trial with your host, Walter Cronkite.
    • The Burning of the Alamo
      The Burning of the Alamo
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      6/28/53
      7.0
      You Are There goes to March 6, 1836 Texas. On this day the Mexican Arny sets fire to the Alamo. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Treason of Benedict Arnold
      The Treason of Benedict Arnold
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      6/21/53
      7.0
      Walter Cronkite and You Are There takes a trip back to 1780 America. Benedict Arnold is accused of giving plans of Fort West Point to the British.
    • The Conquest of Mexico
      The Conquest of Mexico
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      4/5/53
      7.0
      Walter Cronkite takes you back to 1519 to witness the start of the Spanish conquest of Mexico lead by Cortes.
    • The Hamilton-Burr Duel at Weehawken Heights
      3/15/53
      7.0
      You Are There hosted by Walter Cronkite takes you do that July day in 1804 to watch the duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr.
    • The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson
      The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      4/12/53
      7.0
      Walter Cronkite take you back to May 16, 1868, Washington, D.C. to witness the Impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson.
    • The Great Comstock Silver Strike
      The Great Comstock Silver Strike
      Season 4 - Episode 19
      2/26/56
      7.0
      It's October 29, 1873 in Virginia City, Nevada and You Are There. A large silver mine brings thousands of people to the city and this became know as the Comstock Silver Strike.
    • The Emergence of Jazz
      The Emergence of Jazz
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      9/5/54
      7.0
      Walter Cronkite gets a chance to interview jazz great and "King" Joe Oliver. The date is November 20, 1917 and You Are There.
    • The First Major Use of Penicillin
      The First Major Use of Penicillin
      Season 3 - Episode 40
      6/5/55
      7.0
      You are there, April 1, 1943 to witness the first use of penicillin during World War II. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Hanging of Captain Kidd
      The Hanging of Captain Kidd
      Season 2 - Episode 25
      2/14/54
      7.0
      On May 23, 1701, one of the most famous privateers, Captain Kidd, was put to the gallows. Your host for this evening is Walter Cronkite and he will take you to that famous hanging.
    • The Rise of Genghis Khan
      The Rise of Genghis Khan
      Season 2 - Episode 39
      5/30/54
      6.9
      The year is 1203; the place is Northeast Asia and You Are There. Walter Cronkite and his staff get the story of the Mongol Empire's great builder and leader Genghis Khan.
    • The Witch Trial Of Salem Massachusetts
      3/29/53
      6.8
      The place is Salem, Massachusetts. The date is August of 1692 and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Crisis of Anne Boleyn
      The Crisis of Anne Boleyn
      Season 2 - Episode 42
      6/20/54
      6.7
      The date is May 16, 1536. The place is England and You Are There. Walter Cronkite interviews Lady Anne Boleyn in her final hours at the Tower of London.
    • The Fate Of Nathan Hale
      The Fate Of Nathan Hale
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      8/30/53
      6.6
      The date is September 22, 1776. The subject is Nathan Hale and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Surrender of Corregidor
      The Surrender of Corregidor
      Season 2 - Episode 34
      4/25/54
      6.6
      Visit the small Philippine island of Corregidor during World War II. Your host, Walter Cronkite, will take you on a trip to May 6, 1942 and the Allied surrender of Corregidor.
    • The Hatfield-McCoy Feud
      The Hatfield-McCoy Feud
      Season 3 - Episode 29
      3/20/55
      3.5
      The is the star of that family feud that will last generations. The date is January 1, 1888 and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Fall of Fort Sumter
      The Fall of Fort Sumter
      Season 5 - Episode 1
      9/2/56
      0.0
      It is April 12, 1861 and You Are There. Walter Cronkite is at Fort Sumter to talk with both commander of the battle that started the Civil War.
    • The Trial of Peter Zenger
      The Trial of Peter Zenger
      Season 2 - Episode 27
      3/7/54
      0.0
      Witness the trial of John Peter Zenger. The trial started in late 1734 and a verdict was given on August 5, 1735 in New York City and You Are There. Walter Cronkite gets an interview with Zengar after the trial.
    • The Scopes Trial
      The Scopes Trial
      Season 2 - Episode 37
      5/16/54
      0.0
      In July of 1925 high school teacher John T. Scopes was put on trial in Dayton, Tennessee for teaching Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. Walter Cronkite brings you the story of the "Scopes Monkey Trial" right from the courtroom.
    • The End of the Dalton Gang
      The End of the Dalton Gang
      Season 5 - Episode 8
      5/12/57
      0.0
      Take a trip with your host Walter Cronkite, to Coffeyville, Kansas in the late 1890's and see how the Dalton Gang met their fate.
    • The Chicago Fire
      The Chicago Fire
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      12/11/55
      0.0
      The dates are October 8-9, 1871. The place Chicago and You Are There. Walter Cronkite talks with witnesses about a small barn fire that grew out of control and distroyed over half of the city.
    • The Death of Stonewall Jackson
      The Death of Stonewall Jackson
      Season 3 - Episode 20
      1/9/55
      0.0
      On May 10, 1863 General Jackson died from gun shot wounds and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The First Flight of the Wright Brothers
      1/16/55
      0.0
      December 17, 1903, witness the first time the Orville and Wilbur take to the skies. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Trial of Susan B. Anthony
      The Trial of Susan B. Anthony
      Season 3 - Episode 22
      1/23/55
      0.0
      Susan B. Anthony was tried on June 18, 1873 along with other women for voting in an election. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Signing of the Declaration of Independence
      2/6/55
      0.0
      It's the 4th of July 1776 and you are there with your host Walter Cronkite.
    • The Tragic Hour of Dr. Semmelweis
      The Tragic Hour of Dr. Semmelweis
      Season 3 - Episode 25
      2/13/55
      0.0
      The year is 1852 and Dr. Semmelweis has just discovered that by doctor's washing there hand's it reduces the death rate in his hospital ward.
    • The Liberation of Paris
      The Liberation of Paris
      Season 3 - Episode 26
      2/20/55
      0.0
      The location Paris, the date August 25, 1944 and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • Washington's Farewell to His Officers
      2/27/55
      0.0
      The date is December 4, 1783 and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Doolittle Raiders Take Off for Tokyo
      5/20/56
      0.0
      The date is April 18, 1942. The place is 'Sangri-La' and you are there. hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Passage of the Bill of Rights
      The Passage of the Bill of Rights
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      12/26/54
      0.0
      September 25, 1789 is the date and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • La Fitte and Jackson at New Orleans
      12/19/54
      0.0
      The date, December 17, 1814 and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Burning of Rome
      The Burning of Rome
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      10/24/54
      0.0
      Witness the burning of that great city in July of 64 A.D. as Nero plays his lute for all. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Nomination of Abraham Lincoln
      The Nomination of Abraham Lincoln
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      10/31/54
      0.0
      The You Are There news staff takes you to May 16, 1860. Abraham Lincoln has just announced that he will run for president.
    • The Surrender of Wake Island
      The Surrender of Wake Island
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      11/7/54
      0.0
      Witness the US surrender of Wake Island to the Japanese ground forces at the opening of World War II, the date December 23, 1941. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • Lord Nelson at Trafalgar
      Lord Nelson at Trafalgar
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      11/14/54
      0.0
      The date October 21, 1805. The place is the HMS Victory off the coast of Spain and You Are There. Walter Cronkite and his staff talk with Admiral Lord Nelson and French Admiral Pierre Villeneuve just before the battle.
    • The Trial of Belle Starr
      The Trial of Belle Starr
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      11/21/54
      0.0
      The date is February 15, 1883 and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Plot Against Solomon
      The Plot Against Solomon
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      11/28/54
      0.0
      You are there in the time of King Solomon, the year 965 B.C. Hosted by Walter Cronkite
    • The Battle of Gibraltar
      The Battle of Gibraltar
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      12/5/54
      0.0
      July 24, 1704 and you are there, with your host Walter Cronkite.
    • The Cabinet Crisis Over Peggy Eaton
      12/12/54
      0.0
      Walter Cronkite, your host, takes you back to April, 1830 to witness what is know in history as The Eaton Affair.
    • The Vote that Defeated Andrew Jackson for President
      The date is February 9, 1825 and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Triumph of Alexander the Great
      The Triumph of Alexander the Great
      Season 3 - Episode 30
      3/27/55
      0.0
      The year is 324 B.C and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • Completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad
      The date is May 10, 1869 and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • P.T. Barnum Presents Jenny Lind
      P.T. Barnum Presents Jenny Lind
      Season 3 - Episode 32
      4/10/55
      0.0
      The date September 11, 1850. The place New York's Castle Garden and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • Napoleon's Return from Elba
      Napoleon's Return from Elba
      Season 3 - Episode 42
      6/19/55
      0.0
      The date is March 7, 1815 and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Boston Massacre
      The Boston Massacre
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      10/2/55
      0.0
      The date is March 5, 1770. The place is Boston and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite
    • Moscow Today
      Moscow Today
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      10/16/55
      0.0
      This is a You Are There "live" from Moscow October 16, 1955. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Secret Message that Plunged America into World War I
      March 1, 1917 and You Are There. Walter Cronkite and his staff of reporters talk with people about America's entry point to World War I.
    • Benedict Arnold's Plot Against West Point
      1/1/56
      0.0
      The date is September 23, 1780. The place is West Point and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • Pierre and Marie Curie Discover Radium
      12/18/55
      0.0
      The date is January 12, 1902 in the laboratory of Pierre and Marie Curie and You Are There. Walter Cronkite talks with the two scientists in their lab about their newest breakthrough, Radium.
    • The Hoax of the Cardiff Giant
      The Hoax of the Cardiff Giant
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      11/13/55
      0.0
      The date is February 2, 1870. The place is Cardiff, New York and You Are There. William Newell reports that he has found the oldest human fossil remains but reporters and scientists have a feeling that the bones found are fakes.
    • Bannister Wins the Mile Run
      Bannister Wins the Mile Run
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      11/20/55
      0.0
      The date is August 7, 1954. The place is Vancouver, British Columbia. The world waits to see who will win this race, Roger Bannister or Jake Landy. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Assassination of Julius Caesar
      The Assassination of Julius Caesar
      Season 3 - Episode 39
      5/29/55
      0.0
      The date is March 15, 44 B.C. and the Ides of March is here and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite
    • Dewey's Victory at Manila
      Dewey's Victory at Manila
      Season 3 - Episode 37
      5/15/55
      0.0
      The date is May 1, 1898 and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite
    • The Final Performance of Sarah Bernhardt
      5/8/55
      0.0
      Witness Sarah's last time on stage November 30, 1922 at the age of 76. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Emancipation Proclamation
      The Emancipation Proclamation
      Season 3 - Episode 33
      4/17/55
      0.0
      January 1, 1863, President Lincoln signs the bill into law and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Third Annual Nazi Party Congress at Nuremberg
      4/24/55
      0.0
      The date is September 9, 1936 and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Birth of Modern Boxing
      The Birth of Modern Boxing
      Season 3 - Episode 41
      6/12/55
      0.0
      The date is September 7, 1892. The place is New Orleans Olympic Club and you are there. Hosted By Walter Cronkite.
    • Lou Gehrig's Greatest Day
      Lou Gehrig's Greatest Day
      Season 3 - Episode 35
      5/1/55
      0.0
      The date is July 4, 1939 and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • Berlin Airlift
      Berlin Airlift
      Season 4 - Episode 21
      3/25/56
      0.0
      From Berlin's Templehof Airport and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • When Stanley Finds Livingstone
      When Stanley Finds Livingstone
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      3/11/56
      0.0
      The date is November 10, 1871. The place Africa and You Are There while we track Dr. David Livingstone who went missing 3 years earlier. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • Dr. Pinel Unchains the Insane
      Dr. Pinel Unchains the Insane
      Season 4 - Episode 18
      2/12/56
      0.0
      The date is May 24, 1793, the place is France and You Are There. Walter Cronkite interviews Dr. Pinel about his convictions and treatments of the insane.
    • V-J Day
      V-J Day
      Season 4 - Episode 17
      1/15/56
      0.0
      August 14, 1945 - September 2, 1945. Walter Cronkite talks with Admiral William Halsey on the deck of the USS Missouri and then he is in the White House press room to get an in-depth interviews and reactions to the end of World War 2.
    • Edison's Miracle of Light
      Edison's Miracle of Light
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      10/17/54
      0.0
      You Are There as Thomas Edison turns on the first electric light on October 21, 1879. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Great Adventure of Marco Polo
      The Great Adventure of Marco Polo
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      10/10/54
      0.0
      The year is 1271 and you are there with Marco Polo and your host Walter Cronkite.
    • Sutter Discovers Gold
      Sutter Discovers Gold
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      10/3/54
      0.0
      The date is January 24, 1848. The place is the American River in California and You Are There. Walter Cronkite and his staff interview James W Marshall and John Sutter the founders that started the California Gold Rush.
    • The Heroism Of Clara Barton
      The Heroism Of Clara Barton
      Season 4 - Episode 16
      1/8/56
      0.0
      The date is September 17, 1862. The place is the battle field of Antietam and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • Eli Whitney Invents the Cotton Gin
      Eli Whitney Invents the Cotton Gin
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      11/13/55
      0.0
      Go back in time to May 27, 1793 with your host Walter Cronkite, to see Eli Whitney put his ingenious idea into real life.
    • The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
      The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      11/6/55
      0.0
      Water Cronkite takes you back to the American West and Tombstone, Arizona to be part of that battle between the Earps and the Clanton Gang. The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
    • The Rescue of the American Prisoners from Santo Tomas
      The date is February 3, 1945 and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Torment of Beethoven
      The Torment of Beethoven
      Season 3 - Episode 19
      1/2/55
      0.0
      the date is October 6, 1802. The subject is Beethoven and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • William Pitt's Last Speech to Parliament
      9/19/54
      0.0
      Walter Cronkite takes you back to late 1805 and early 1806 England so that you may witness William Pitt's last speech.
    • The Treason of Aaron Burr
      The Treason of Aaron Burr
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      8/29/54
      0.0
      The date is January 1807 and You Are There. Former Vice President Aaron Burr is tried for treason when he trying to become the "Emperor of Mexico". Walter Cronkite interviews Burr.
    • The Louisiana Purchase
      The Louisiana Purchase
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      9/13/53
      0.0
      Witness the formal announcement to the United States public the purchase of land from the French on July 14, 1803. Hosted By Walter Cronkite.
    • The Triumph of Simon Bolivar
      The Triumph of Simon Bolivar
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      10/25/53
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      You Are There takes you to South America, 1824. You get to see the victory of Simon Bolivar's army over the Spanish at Auacucho.
    • Benjamin Franklin's Kite Experiment
      5/13/56
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      The date is June 15, 1752 and you are there on that rainy day with your host Walter Cronkite.
    • The Return of Halley's Comet
      The Return of Halley's Comet
      Season 4 - Episode 25
      4/29/56
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      Get out your telescopes and watch Halley's Comet fly by the Earth on May 10, 1910 with your host Walter Cronkite.
    • Decatur's Raid at Tripoli
      Decatur's Raid at Tripoli
      Season 5 - Episode 3
      9/23/56
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      It is February 16, 1804 and You Are There. The story on Stephen Decatur's nighttime raid of Tripoli harbor on the Barbary Coast.
    • The Scuttling of the Graf Spee
      The Scuttling of the Graf Spee
      Season 5 - Episode 4
      9/30/56
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      Join your host, Walter Cronkite, for a look back at the World War II Battleship Graf Spee and it's scuttling in Montevideo, Uruguay. The date is December 17, 1939.
    • The Oklahoma Land Rush
      The Oklahoma Land Rush
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      9/12/54
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      The date is April 22, 1889. The place is what's soon to be Oklahoma and You Are There. Walter Cronkite and his staff interviews some of the 20,000 plus US citizens and a representing the Indian Tribes is the Chief of the Cherokee Tribe.
    • Hitler Invades Poland (September 1, 1939)
      10/14/56
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      Walter Cronkite takes you back to that September 1, 1939 to the invasion of Poland and the start of the Second World War in Europe. Interviews include Marshal Smigly-Rudz, Baron Von Weizsaker and Sir Joseph Addison.
    • Attempt to Assassinate Theodore Roosevelt
      6/2/57
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      The date is October 14, 1912 and the place is Milwaukee, Wisconsin and You Are There for the attempted assassination of Teddy Roosevelt. Walter Cronkite takes you through the events of that day.
    • The Triumph of Louis Braille
      The Triumph of Louis Braille
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      9/11/55
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      Join Walter Cronkite in a look back at Louis Braille, the man who invented a series of dots and bumps that allowed a blind person to read. The date is May 25, 1847.
    • The Last Day of an English Queen
      The Last Day of an English Queen
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      9/18/55
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      Go back in time, with your host Walter Cronkite, and witness the execution of England's "Nine Day Queen" Lady Jane Grey. The date is February 12, 1554.
    • The Recovery of the Mona Lisa
      The Recovery of the Mona Lisa
      Season 4 - Episode 23
      4/8/56
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      Walter Cronkite takes you back to December 10, 1913 when the Mona Lisa was returned to the Louvre Museum after Vincenzio Perugia stole it.
    • William Jennings Bryan's Presidential Nomination
      4/15/56
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      The date is July 8, 1896 and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Birth of the National Anthem
      The Birth of the National Anthem
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      9/27/53
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      On the dawning of a September day in 1814 Francis Scott Key scribbled down a poem that became a hymn and a national anthem. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Secret of Sigmund Freud
      The Secret of Sigmund Freud
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      10/4/53
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      The date is January 2, 1900 and You Are There. Sigmund Freud talks with Walter Cronkite about his new book, The Interpretation of Dreams.
    • Christopher Coluimbus Sets Foot On San Salvador
      10/11/53
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      You Are There takes you to October 12, 1492, the day Coluimbus discovers San Salvador. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Ordeal of Tom Paine
      The Ordeal of Tom Paine
      Season 2 - Episode 24
      2/7/54
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      Witness the life and trials of one of the founding father's of America Thomas Paine. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Rescue of the Statue of Liberty
      3/14/54
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      You Are There and you host Walter Cronkite take you back to April 1, 1870 to witness the events of that day.
    • The Opening of King Tut's Tomb
      The Opening of King Tut's Tomb
      Season 2 - Episode 31
      4/4/54
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      You Are There in Egypt to witness the opening of King Tut's final resting place on November 26, 1922. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Death of Rasputin
      The Death of Rasputin
      Season 2 - Episode 35
      5/2/54
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      You Are There and your host Walter Cronkite take you to Russia. The date is December 16, 1916 and on that cold day you well witness Rasputin's death.
    • The Great Diamond Fraud
      The Great Diamond Fraud
      Season 5 - Episode 2
      9/9/56
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      It is November 1872 and You Are There. Walter Cronkite interviews two men that used a nonexistent diamond mine to swindle people, banks, investors, and other companies out of thousands of dollars.
    • The Great Moment of Haile Selassie
      The Great Moment of Haile Selassie
      Season 2 - Episode 38
      5/23/54
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      June 30, 1936, Witness the Ethiopian emperor's speech at the League of Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Decision of Robert E. Lee
      The Decision of Robert E. Lee
      Season 2 - Episode 40
      6/6/54
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      April 18, 1861 General Lee decided to lead Confederate armies and not the Union armies. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Vote That Made Jefferson President
      6/27/54
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      The date is December 17, 1801 and You Are There. Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr battle it out for the job of President of the United States. This episode also highlights the Eleventh Amendment to the US Constitution.
    • The Return of Ulysses
      The Return of Ulysses
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      9/26/54
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      You are there to witness the return of Ulysses to his home Ithaca after the Trojan War with your host Walter Cronkite.
    • The Last Moment of Marie Antoinete
      The Last Moment of Marie Antoinete
      Season 2 - Episode 23
      1/31/54
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      October 16, 1793 is the date and You Are There. Walter Cronkite is there to interview Marie Antoinete before she gives up her life.
    • The Trial of Charles The First
      The Trial of Charles The First
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      1/10/54
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      In 1649 Charles the First, King of England, was tried on the charge of treason, found guilty and then executed. You Are There with Walter Cronkite and his staff of reporters on the scene.
    • The Abdication of Napoleon
      The Abdication of Napoleon
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      11/8/53
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      You Are There that March 21, 1814 when Napoleon gave up power and went into exile. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Recognition of Michelangelo
      The Recognition of Michelangelo
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      11/15/53
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      You are there with Michelangelo in January of 1504 to witness the events of that month with him. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Sailing of the Mayflower
      The Sailing of the Mayflower
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      11/22/53
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      The dates are September 16, 1620 to December 26, 1620 and You Are There to witness the journey of the ship that brought the Pilgrims from England to the New World. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Gettysburg Address
      The Gettysburg Address
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      11/29/53
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      You Are There takes you back to that cold November 19, 1863 to witness President Lincoln deliver his famous speech. Hosted by Walter Cronkite
    • The Attack on Pearl Harbor
      The Attack on Pearl Harbor
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      12/6/53
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      Sunday, December 7, 1941, the Japanese Navy send a strike force to Naval Station Pearl Harbor and You Are There. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Vindication of Savonarola
      The Vindication of Savonarola
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      12/13/53
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      The date is February 7, 1497 and You Are There. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Fall of Troy
      The Fall of Troy
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      12/20/53
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      You Are There takes you to 1184 B.C. to witness the Greeks take Troy. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
    • The Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown
      12/27/53
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      The date is October 17, 1781 and You Are There. Walter Cronkite talks with General Lord Cornwallis and General George Washington after the surrender of Yorktown.
    • Mallory's Tragedy on Mount Everest
      Mallory's Tragedy on Mount Everest
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      1/3/54
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      It's June 1924 and You Are There. Walter Cornkite and his staff talk with George Mallory and Andrew Irvine before they start their assent of Mount Everest never to be heard from again.
    • Cyprus Today
      Cyprus Today
      Season 4 - Episode 29
      7/1/56
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      A look at the island of Cyprus in the present. (July 1, 1956). Hosted by Walter Cronkite
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