Our national treasure is back on our screens and ready to explore America's greatest river in The Mighty Mississippi with Trevor McDonald, out to own on DVD from 30th April 2012 courtesy of 4DVD.
Following on from hit series, The Secret Caribbean and The Secret Mediterranean, BAFTA award-winning Sir Trevor McDonald is back with the third installment of his travel documentary series, The Mighty Mississippi with Trevor McDonald. Out to own on DVD this April, Sir Trevor takes an unforgettable journey down the most historic and epic waterways in the US, unraveling the past and investigating the changing lives of the people living along the shoreline.
Spanning over 2,320 miles and steeped in magnificent history, Sir Trevor begins his journey at the Gulf of Mexico and proceeds through the Midwest states, ending at the tip of North America. He explores the vast and unpredictable river recalling the painful chapters of its history including sugar plantation slavery in Louisiana and dramatic events in recent American history such as the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath.
But it's not all sad memories when Sir Trevor meets legendary Mississippi-born Hollywood actor, Morgan Freeman who shares his childhood experiences. Speaking to real-life witnesses and taking in stunning historic buildings along the way, Sir Trevor also learns how the river has influenced the culture of millions, from the birth of jazz music to gospel singing.
Join our national treasure in his brand new DVD, The Mighty Mississippi with Trevor McDonald where he unveils captivating American history and diverse cultures through America's most powerful and iconic river.
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Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.