An invasion on September 11
First Invasion: The War of 1812
World Premiere Special on The History Channel
Sunday, September 12 at 9pm ET/PT
On September 11, the United States faced attack. The invasion was launched not by a group of international terrorists, but rather by the greatest military power of the day, the British. On September 11, 1814, the British threatened America~ez_rsquo~s sovereignty and the independence of its former colonies. Outnumbered, outclassed and out-armed, with the capital in flames and the president on the run, the young nation was pushed to disaster. The two-hour world premiere FIRST INVASION: THE WAR OF 1812 recounts this key turning point in the history of America. FIRST INVASION: THE WAR OF 1812 airs Sunday, September 12 at 9pm ET/PT on The History Channel.
FIRST INVASION: THE WAR OF 1812 features commentary from historians and authors including Christopher George, one of the foremost experts on the War of 1812; Washington D.C. historian Anthony Pitch; Timothy Pickles, expert on the British military; Ralph Ketcham, one of the leading authorities on President James Madison; Martin O~ez_rsquo~Malley, Mayor of Baltimore; Scott Sheads, ranger/historian, Ft. McHenry; Jackson historian Robert V. Remini; and historians Steven Abolt, James L. Kochan; Larry L. Nelson and Libby O~ez_rsquo~Connell.
FIRST INVASION: THE WAR OF 1812 is produced by Native Sun Productions for The History Channel®. Executive Producer for The History Channel is Dolores Gavin. Director/Executive Producer is Gary L. Foreman. Narrator is Edward Herrmann.
For more information visit: www.historychannel.com/1812