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The Century : America's time. 8, Best years

Author: Peter JenningsRoger GoodmanMichael PlantePaul FussellJohn GlennAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1999.
Series: Century: America's time, 8.; [Century: decades of change], 8.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Demobilization after World War II meant difficult changes as the U.S., geared up for war, resumed a peacetime existence. This program describes America's new status as a superpower, as the nation shouldered the responsibility for rebuilding Europe and Japan--and for containing Soviet ambitions. The challenge faced by veterans and spouses to become reacquainted after years of separation and hardship is highlighted.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Jennings; Roger Goodman; Michael Plante; Paul Fussell; John Glenn; Howard Johnson; David G McCullough; David Halberstam; Charles Champlin; ABC News.; History Channel (Television network); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 42005995
Credits: Producer, Michael Plante ; director, Roger Goodman ; writers, Richard Gerdau, Michael Plante ; editor, Joel Herson.
Performer(s): Commentary: Paul Fussell, Doris Muscatine, Lee Grant, Howard Johnson, David McCullouch, Neil Simon, Janet Leigh, David Halberstam, Yelena Zagina, John Updike, John Glenn, Len Maffioli, Mickey Spillane, Lee Grant, Charles Chaplin, Carl Reiner.
Description: 1 videocassette (45 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Century: America's time, 8.; [Century: decades of change], 8.
Other Titles: America's time.
Best years
1946-1952: Best years
Responsibility: with Peter Jennings ; produced by ABC News in association with the History Channel.

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Demobilization after World War II meant difficult changes as the U.S., geared up for war, resumed a peacetime existence. This program describes America's new status as a superpower, as the nation shouldered the responsibility for rebuilding Europe and Japan--and for containing Soviet ambitions. The challenge faced by veterans and spouses to become reacquainted after years of separation and hardship is highlighted.

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