You Are There - Season 1

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Episode Guide

  • The Burning of the Alamo
    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
    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 Escape of Rudolf Hess
    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 Signing of the Magna Carta
    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 Dreyfus Case
    The Dreyfus Case
    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 Defense of the Alamo
    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 Conquest of Yellow
    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 Rise of Adolph Hitler
    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 Death of Socrates
    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 Signing of the Declaration of Independence
    Host Walter Cronkite takes you back to the day the Declaration of Independence was signed.
  • The Ordeal of Galileo
    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 Impeachment of Andrew Johnson
    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 Conquest of Mexico
    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 Witch Trial Of Salem Massachusetts
    The place is Salem, Massachusetts. The date is August of 1692 and you are there. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
  • The Discovery of Anesthesia
    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 Hamilton-Burr Duel at Weehawken Heights
    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 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.
  • The Final Hours of Joan of Arc
    3/1/53
    8.2
    The date is May 30, 1431. The place England and You Are There. Hosted by Walter Cronkite.
  • The Capture of John Dillinger
    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 Boston Tea Party
    2/15/53
    7.4
    Your host, Walter Cronkite, will take you back to December 1773 to relive the Boston Tea Party.
  • The Capture of Jesse James
    2/8/53
    7.8
    James Dean stars as Jesse James in this episode of You Are There.
  • 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.