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The Great Depression

Author: Henry Hampton; Blackside, Inc.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; PBS Video.
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : PBS Video, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This 7-part series on the Great Depression uses newsreels, archival photographs and footage, Hollywood films, and eyewitness accounts to re-create the time, from the end of the Roaring Twenties to the outbreak of the Second World War, when economic forces, political change, and social turmoil transformed the nation.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Hampton; Blackside, Inc.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; PBS Video.
ISBN: 0793610362 9780793610365 0793610370 9780793610372 0793610389 9780793610389 0793610397 9780793610396 0793610400 9780793610402 0793610419 9780793610419 0793610427 9780793610426 0793610435 9780793610433
OCLC Number: 29701530
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Originally broadcast on PBS television in 1993.
Credits: Series creator, Henry Hampton ; series writer, Steve Fayer.
Performer(s): Joe Morton.
Description: 7 videocassettes (VHS) (57 min. each) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: [1]. A job at Ford's [automobile workers, etc.] --
[2]. The road to rock bottom [farmers, veterans, etc.] --
[3]. New Deal, New York [Roosevelt, LaGuardia, etc.] --
[4]. We have a plan [Upton Sinclair, Social Security, etc.] --
[5]. Mean things happening [unions, etc.] --
[6]. To be somebody [civil rights, etc.] --
[7]. Arsenal of democracy [defense industries, etc.].
Other Titles: Job at Ford's
Road to rock bottom
New Deal, New York
We have a plan
Mean things happening
To be somebody
Arsenal of democracy
Responsibility: WGBH/Boston ; a production of Blackside, Inc. in association with BBC-2 ; executive producer, Henry Hampton ; narrated by Joe Morton.

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This 7-part series on the Great Depression uses newsreels, archival photographs and footage, Hollywood films, and eyewitness accounts to re-create the time, from the end of the Roaring Twenties to the outbreak of the Second World War, when economic forces, political change, and social turmoil transformed the nation.

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