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The Century : America's time. 7, Homefront

Author: Peter JenningsRoger GoodmanRichard GerdauMichael PlantePaul FussellAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1999.
Series: Century: America's time, 7.; [Century: decades of change], 7.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The shock of Pearl Harbor awoke America from its dream of isolationism. As troops went overseas and industry ramped up to supply the urgent need for war materials, a new wave of Southern blacks migrated north and west to fill the workforce--along with millions of women. This program discusses the effects of World War II on the homefront, spotlighting the war's impact as a catalyst for economic, demographic and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives, American
Personal narratives
Named Person: Franklin D Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Jennings; Roger Goodman; Richard Gerdau; Michael Plante; Paul Fussell; Dennis Hopper; George Stevens; David G McCullough; Doris Kearns Goodwin; ABC News.; History Channel (Television network); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 42004801
Credits: Writers/producers, Richard Gerdau, Michael Plante ; director, Roger Goodman ; editor, Joel Herson.
Performer(s): Commentary: Paul Fussell, Dennis Hopper, George Stevens, David McCullough, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Neal Shine, Robert Towne, Stephen Ambrose, Janet Leigh, Neil Simon.
Description: 1 videocassette (45 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Century: America's time, 7.; [Century: decades of change], 7.
Other Titles: America's time.
Homefront
1941-1945: Homefront
Responsibility: with Peter Jennings ; produced by ABC News in association with the History Channel.

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The shock of Pearl Harbor awoke America from its dream of isolationism. As troops went overseas and industry ramped up to supply the urgent need for war materials, a new wave of Southern blacks migrated north and west to fill the workforce--along with millions of women. This program discusses the effects of World War II on the homefront, spotlighting the war's impact as a catalyst for economic, demographic and social change.

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