It’s 1936. Hitler and Mussolini threaten the world. King Edward gives up the English throne for love. Gangbusters is on the radio, and a movie crew hires John-Boy as a scriptwriter. May Ellen applies to nursing school, Jim-bob discovers a shocking fact about his birth and a fire drives the Waltons from their home. Events large and small, far off and near, touch the lives of all eleven Waltons – from Grandpa down to little Elizabeth. They bring tests, tears and triumphs. And they bring the closely knit Waltons even closer together. Share in the lives of America’s favorite family – a family poor in possessions, but rich in understanding, hope and love.