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The century : America's time

Author: Peter Jennings; ABC News.; History Channel (Television network); ABC Video (Firm)
Publisher: New York : ABC Video ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [1999]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It has been a century like no other. "The century: America's time" recounts the defining moments, people and trends that have shaped our times. From the Wright brothers' historic flight at Kitty Hawk to man's first steps on the moon; from the battlegrounds of World War I to the high-tech combat of the Gulf War; from the death of Queen Victoria at the start of the century to the tragic death of Princess Diana at its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Jennings; ABC News.; History Channel (Television network); ABC Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0788814885 9780788814884
OCLC Number: 41209290
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Senior producers, Todd Brewster, Bob Roy, Pete Simmons.
Performer(s): With Peter Jennings.
Description: 6 videocassettes (ca. 670 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in. + 1 wall chart.
Details: VHS.
Contents: v. 1. The beginning through the '20s: Seeds of change ; Shell shock [1914-1919] ; Boom to bust [1920-1929] --
v. 2. The '30s: Stormy weather [1929-1936] ; Over the edge [1936-1941] --
v. 3. The '40s: Civilians at war [1941-1945] ; Homefront [1941-1945] ; Best years [1946-1952] --
v. 4. The '50s & '60s: Happy daze [1953-1960] ; Poisoned dreams [1960-1964] ; Unpinned [1965-1970] --
v. 5. The '70s: Approaching the Apocalypse [1971-1975] ; Starting over [1976-1980] --
v. 6. The '80s & '90s: A new world [1981-1989] ; The '90s and beyond : then and now.
Other Titles: America's time
Century (Television program)
Responsibility: ABC News ; The History Channel.

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It has been a century like no other. "The century: America's time" recounts the defining moments, people and trends that have shaped our times. From the Wright brothers' historic flight at Kitty Hawk to man's first steps on the moon; from the battlegrounds of World War I to the high-tech combat of the Gulf War; from the death of Queen Victoria at the start of the century to the tragic death of Princess Diana at its end. Includes rare footage from archives around the world and hundreds of eyewitness interviews.

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