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The Century : America's time. 4, Stormy weather

Author: Peter JenningsRoger GoodmanJustin SturkenClara HancoxMarty GlickmanAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1999.
Series: Century: America's time, 4.; [Century: decades of change], 4.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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America--a nation that claimed ever-increasing wealth as its birthright--was rudely awakened by the Great Depression, which caused 25% unemployment, the closing of 9,000 banks, and the loss of $2.5 billion in deposits. This program captures a people's struggle as they faced the collapse of prosperity and diminished hopes of being able to experience the American Dream.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Franklin D Roosevelt; Huey Pierce Long; Huey Pierce Long; Franklin D Roosevelt
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Jennings; Roger Goodman; Justin Sturken; Clara Hancox; Marty Glickman; Geoffrey Perrett; Robert Heide; Neil Simon; Melvin M Belli; Ossie Davis; Samuel Darcy; ABC News.; History Channel (Television network); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 41997618
Credits: Writer/producer, Justin Sturken ; director, Roger Goodman ; editor, Tom Marcyes.
Performer(s): Commentary: Sam Darcy, Clara Hancox, Marty Glickman, Geoffrey Perrett, William Leuchtenberg, Robert Heide, Neil Simon, Robert Mitchum, Melvin Belli, John Gordon, Ossie Davis.
Description: 1 videocassette (45 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Century: America's time, 4.; [Century: decades of change], 4.
Other Titles: America's time.
Stormy weather
1929-1936: Stormy weather
Responsibility: with Peter Jennings ; produced by ABC News in association with the History Channel.

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America--a nation that claimed ever-increasing wealth as its birthright--was rudely awakened by the Great Depression, which caused 25% unemployment, the closing of 9,000 banks, and the loss of $2.5 billion in deposits. This program captures a people's struggle as they faced the collapse of prosperity and diminished hopes of being able to experience the American Dream.

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