Voice Over • Documentaries
Young Adult (18-35)
North American, US General American (GenAm)
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In 1932 Einstein was 53 at the height of his fame, this is the Einstein that we know. The wise old man Thea. Otherworldly genius. New revelations from his papers, notebooks and love letters finally illuminated the younger man whose discoveries about light, space and time have transformed our view of the universe to neighbouring families in the backwoods of Appalachia. Wage too crude and bloody war against each other over a stolen hog, unlisted romance and longstanding grudges. Yet the events that took place near the end of the 19th century between the Hatfields and the McCoys are part of a much richer and more complex narrative of the American experience. By the summer of 18 61 Wilmer McLean had had enough. Two great armies were converging on this farm, and what would be the first major battle of the Civil War? Bull run or Manassas, as the Confederates called it, would soon rage across the aging Virginians farm, a union shell so far as to explode in the summer kitchen. Now McClane had moved his family away from the masses out of harm's way. He prayed to a dusty crossroads called mathematics. Courtney knows, and it was there in his living brain. Half years later that Lee surrendered to Grant and Wilmer McLean could rightfully say, War began in my front yard and ended in my front parlor.