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The first measured century. / [Part 2],

Author: John C SorensenJohn MernitVincent J CannatoBen J WattenbergBJW, Inc.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005, 2000]
Edition/Format:   Video   Visual material   Computer File : English
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America's entry into WWII proved a huge engine of social and economic change. The African-American middle class emerged as the desperate need for workers overcame many longstanding employment prejudices. Near war's end, President Roosevelt signed the GI Bill, unleashing an unforeseen array of consequences - including the rapid growth of the suburbs, and dramatic increases in marriage and birth rates. Alfred Kinsey  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Statistics
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John C Sorensen; John Mernit; Vincent J Cannato; Ben J Wattenberg; BJW, Inc.; New River Media (Firm); PBS Home Video.; PBS Video.; VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia.
OCLC Number: 123387682
Notes: Originally broadcast in 2000.
Credits: Principal photographer, Bruce Kissal ; camera, Jeff Daly ... [et al.] ; original music, John Keltonic.
Performer(s): Host/essayist, Ben Wattenberg.
Description: 1 streaming video file (90 min.) : digital, MP4 file, sd., col. with b&w sequences.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; Online video system requirements: QuickTime 7 player (or equivalent)
Other Titles: Think tank (Television program)
Responsibility: BJW Inc. in association with New River Media ; producers, John C. Sorensen, John Mernit, Vincent Cannato.

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America's entry into WWII proved a huge engine of social and economic change. The African-American middle class emerged as the desperate need for workers overcame many longstanding employment prejudices. Near war's end, President Roosevelt signed the GI Bill, unleashing an unforeseen array of consequences - including the rapid growth of the suburbs, and dramatic increases in marriage and birth rates. Alfred Kinsey released his far-reaching works on human sexuality in the late 1940s and early 1950s. Though some of his data would not hold up under reexamination, his numbers were ultimately less important than the impact of his work on social reform.

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