History Channel

 

Long Gray Line 2000

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The Long Gray Line: The Spirit of West Point, Pt. 1

In a 2-part unique look at the U.S. Military Academy, which celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2002, we chronicle how West Point develops leaders who embody the values of duty, honor, and country. Shot over the course of a year, the show begins with R-Day (Reception Day) and ends with the famous hat toss at graduation. We also cover key dramatic chapters in West Point history including the Civil War, the 1976 cheating scandal, and the controversial admittance of women. TV G

 

The Long Gray Line: The Spirit of West Point, Pt. 2

Chronicles how the United States Military Academy's mission to develop leaders who embody the values of duty, honor, and country remains constant, but the means to achieve it have changed over two centuries. Interviewees include such famous graduates as Norman Schwarzkopf (USMA '56), Frank Borman (USMA '50), and Pete Dawkins (USMA '59), as well as current cadets and Academy historians and administrators. TV G