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The decades collection : 1930-1939.

Author: History Channel (Television network)
Publisher: [New York] : History Channel, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Today we are still feeling the effects of the Great Depression and Prohibition. The 30s, with its gangsters and work projects, breadlines and escapist pursuits (superhero comics, color movies, thoroughbred racing) was a formative period for our country. With mounting global tensions and domestic despair, the roar of the 20s faded quickly. This sweeping DVD collection remembers the highs - Seabiscuit, the Empire  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Named Person: Al Capone; Clyde Barrow; Bonnie Parker
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: History Channel (Television network)
OCLC Number: 190791681
Notes: Title from disc label.
All segments previously aired as episodes of various programs on The History Channel.
Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 6 hr.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Disc 1: Great Depression: Part 1: Great shake-up ; Part 2: Face the music ; Part 3: Striking back ; Part 4: Desperate measures --
Disc 2: True story of Seabiscuit ; Empire State building (Modern marvels) ; Al Capone: Scarface (Biography) ; Love & death: the story of Bonnie and Clyde (Biography).
Other Titles: Decades collection : the 1930s

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"Today we are still feeling the effects of the Great Depression and Prohibition. The 30s, with its gangsters and work projects, breadlines and escapist pursuits (superhero comics, color movies, thoroughbred racing) was a formative period for our country. With mounting global tensions and domestic despair, the roar of the 20s faded quickly. This sweeping DVD collection remembers the highs - Seabiscuit, the Empire State Building - and the lows: Bonnie and Clyde, Al Capone and the Great Depression."--History Channel website.

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