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Author: WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); British Broadcasting Corporation.; WGBH Video (Firm)
Publisher: South Burlington, VT : WGBH Boston Video, [1999]
Series: History's best on PBS.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Watch the story of an American generation that challenged society's rules and changed the world. Discover how television captivated the world by revealing the brutality of war, the wonder of space and the power of the media [no. 1]. Relive post-war prosperity as the United States built, expanded and prospered as never before (no. 2). Watch the American Civil Rights movement explode from small southern towns to a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); British Broadcasting Corporation.; WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1578071860 9781578071869 1578071747 9781578071746 1578071062 9781578071067 1578071720 9781578071722 1578071682 9781578071685 1578071739 9781578071739
OCLC Number: 43246860
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally broadcast on PBS as 5 segments of a 26-hour documentary titled: People's century.
Dates for no. 5: [1998], c1997.
Series companion book issued separately.
Cast: Narrators: John Forsythe (no. 1-2), Alfre Woodard (no. 3-5).
Description: 5 videocassettes (ca. 58 min. each) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: [no. 1] Picture power, 1950-90 / written, produced and directed by James A. DeVinney --
[no. 2] Boomtime, 1947-60 / produced and directed by Sally Doganis --
[no. 3] Skin deep, 1948-94 / produced and directed by Marian Marzynski--
[no. 4] Young blood, 1950-73 / written, produced and directed by Mark J. Davis --
[no. 5] Half the people, 1950-95 / written, produced and directed by Anne Moir.
Series Title: History's best on PBS.
Other Titles: Picture power.
Boomtime.
Skin deep.
Young blood.
Half the people.
People's century (Television program)
Responsibility: a co-production of WGBH Boston and BBC.

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Watch the story of an American generation that challenged society's rules and changed the world. Discover how television captivated the world by revealing the brutality of war, the wonder of space and the power of the media [no. 1]. Relive post-war prosperity as the United States built, expanded and prospered as never before (no. 2). Watch the American Civil Rights movement explode from small southern towns to a national force (no. 3). Take to the street to see how youth rebellion rocked society for change and became a potent social and political force (no. 4). And experience how women broke down barriers to govern nations, lead corporations, confront the abortion debate and earn equal rights (no. 5). Includes rare archival footage, thought-provoking interviews and first-person accounts.

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