BENEDICT ARNOLD: HERO BETRAYED
1 X 125 HD
Martin Sheen, Peter O'Meara, David Bunce, Jeffery Tew, Rich Lounello
Benedict Arnold is one of the most notorious American Traitor. New facts and never before presented material illuminate his heroic contributions to the American Revolution and provide insights to the reasons for his later change of allegiance. Political and personal upheavals shaping the founding are revealed through Arnold’s experiences.
For the crucial first three years of the Revolution Arnold’s battlefield heroics foil British invasions. Then his idealism is shattered by self-serving political and military leaders. He feels betrayed by the cause he had joined for the principles of an egalitarian society. Instead he encountered an arbitrary system of personal favoritism and cronyism. He had lived up to the ideals of the Declaration of Independence while others had not. He concludes the Revolution had taken a bad turn and Americans would be better off under British rule.
Martin Sheen narrates this cinematic documentary featuring exciting recreations of major land and naval battles.
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