A tour through the stately memorials of America's greatest presidents, monuments which immortalize the high ideals and lofty words of Jefferson, Lincoln and Washington. Anecdotes illustrate the colorful pasts of these hallowed edifices.
"Presidential Memorials" tells the stories and secrets behind our country's historic monuments to power. This History Channel Documentary reveals how some powerful Masons influenced the construction of the Washington Memorial; how a man was thrown out of the dedication ceremony for the Lincoln Memorial; and how a president pushed for the building of the Jefferson Memorial.
American History |
Full title: "Great American Monuments: The Presidential Memorials"
Produced by Joffe Productions in association with Hearst Entertainment Television and the History Channel.