Shays' Rebellion: America's First Civil War
Premiered: April 13th, 2006
A part of the History Channel's Emmy-winning series, TEN DAYS THAT UNEXPECTEDLY CHANGED AMERICA, this film features animation created by two-time Oscar® nominee Bill Plympton, as well as interviews with noted historians. SHAYS' REBELLION: AMERICA'S FIRST CIVIL WAR examines a significant but often overlooked event in American history, an uprising that almost destroyed our young country but in the process led the way to the creation of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. SHAYS' is narrated by Hector Elizondo and was produced and directed by R.J. Cutler.
in the press
Noel Murray - The Onion AV Club
Kelly DiNardo - USA Today
Aaron Barnhart - Kansas City Star
Joanna Weiss - Boston Globe
"Altering the Course of Human Events: '10 Days That Unexpected Changed America'
Felicia R. Lee - New York Times