Catherine the Great DVD
Catherine the GreatDVD
From a minor German princess to one of Russia's greatest monarchs, Catherine the Great is a monumental and inspirational figure in world history. This gorgeously filmed, exhaustively researched two-part PBS documentary recounts Catherine's rise, her visionary rule and enduring achievements. Casting light on Catherine's intimate memoirs and letters, this riveting biography captures the empress's remarkable personality as she mastered the politics of the court, introduced sweeping reforms and expanded her country's empire, turning Russia from a backwater to one of Europe's leading lights. Marvel at one of history's most extraordinary women in this glorious, one-of-a-kind documentary.