Trevor McDonald: Mighty Mississippi

2015
42:12

S1 Ep3

Expired 3.0 55 x
In this three-part series, Sir Trevor McDonald ventures 4000 kilometres up the mighty Mississippi river to examine how this magnificent waterway has played a central role in the most dramatic events in American history. In the final episode, Trevor talks baseball in St Louis, visits the town that inspired the Huckleberry Finn novels, explores the heavily guarded Rock Island - one of the largest weapons manufacturing facilities in the world, meets the Mayor of Minneapolis, and learns an intrigui...
44:30

S1 Ep2

Expired 3.0 42 x
In this three-part series, Sir Trevor McDonald ventures 4000 kilometres up the mighty Mississippi river to examine how this magnificent waterway has played a central role in the most dramatic events in American history. In this episode, Trevor visits Morgan Freeman and talks to him about his childhood in the Deep South. He meets a close friend of Dr Martin Luther King who was standing next to him when he was assassinated, and he visits one of Elvis Presley’s first and much-loved girlfriends. (F...
46:34

S1 Ep1

Expired 3.0 56 x
In this three-part series, Sir Trevor McDonald ventures 4000 kilometres up the mighty Mississippi river to examine how this magnificent waterway has played a central role in the most dramatic events in American history. The first episode sees Trevor take to the air to look down upon the mouth of the Mississippi in the Gulf of Mexico, before heading to New Orleans, where he attends a colourful jazz funeral and witnesses the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina still evident years after the t...
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