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Contemporary History

Author: Annenberg Learner (Firm); Films Media Group,
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Annenberg Learner (Firm), New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Films Media Group, [2000] ©2000 2015.
Series: Biography of America.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The entire team of historians joins Professor Miller in examining the last quarter of the twentieth century. A montage of events opens the program and sets the stage for a discussion of the period, and of the difficulty of examining contemporary history with true historical perspective. Television critic John Leonard offers a footnote about the impact of television on the way we experience recent events.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Annenberg Learner (Firm); Films Media Group,
OCLC Number: 953310446
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by Annenberg Learner (Firm), 2000.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on November 18, 2015.
Title from distributor's description (Films Media Group, June 2, 2016).
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (25 min., 52 sec.)) : sound, color.
Contents: Historical Perspective (1:44) --
News Headlines: 1972 to 2000 (6:05) --
History with a Past and Future (1:52) --
America Today (3:51) --
Role of Government (2:49) --
Poverty Changes (2:44) --
Recent History (2:06) --
Footnote on Television, History, and Memory (2:34) --
Credits: Contemporary History: Episode 24-A Biography of America (0:28).
Series Title: Biography of America.
Other Titles: Biography of America.
Responsibility: Annenberg Learner (Firm).

Abstract:

The entire team of historians joins Professor Miller in examining the last quarter of the twentieth century. A montage of events opens the program and sets the stage for a discussion of the period, and of the difficulty of examining contemporary history with true historical perspective. Television critic John Leonard offers a footnote about the impact of television on the way we experience recent events.

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