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The Century : America's time. 10, Poisoned dreams

Author: Peter JenningsRoger GoodmanGlenn SilberBernice Johnson ReagonJohn LewisAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1999.
Series: Century., America's time ;, 10.; Century: decades of change, 10.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beset by both international and domestic pressures, America during the Camelot years was swiftly approaching a political-cultural meltdown. This program documents U.S.-Soviet conflicts of interest in Cuba and Vietnam and the growing polarization at home between civil rights activists and segregationist hard-liners, which resulted in the Birmingham riots and the freedom march on Washington, D.C.
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Named Person: Martin Luther King, Jr.; John F Kennedy; John F Kennedy; Richard M Nixon
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Jennings; Roger Goodman; Glenn Silber; Bernice Johnson Reagon; John Lewis; Sargent Shriver; Robert S McNamara; Sergei Khrushchev; Theodore C Sorensen; ABC News.; History Channel (Television network); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 42018557
Credits: Producer, Glenn Silber ; director, Roger Goodman ; writers, Richard Gerdau, Glenn Silber ; editor, Joel Herson.
Performer(s): Commentary: Joe McNeil, Bernice Reagon, John Lewis, Marnie Mueller, Richard Reeves, Janet Leigh, Robert Towne, Jeff Greenfield, John Updike, Sargent Shriver, Walter Mosley, Robert McNamara, Sergei Khrushchev, Theodore Sorensen, Martin Scorsese, Julian Bond, Andrew Young, Bob Zellner, Tom Wicker.
Description: 1 videocassette (43 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Century., America's time ;, 10.; Century: decades of change, 10.
Other Titles: America's time.
Poisoned dreams
1960-1964: Poisoned dreams
Responsibility: with Peter Jennings ; produced by ABC News in association with the History Channel.

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Beset by both international and domestic pressures, America during the Camelot years was swiftly approaching a political-cultural meltdown. This program documents U.S.-Soviet conflicts of interest in Cuba and Vietnam and the growing polarization at home between civil rights activists and segregationist hard-liners, which resulted in the Birmingham riots and the freedom march on Washington, D.C.

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