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The Great Depression

Author: Henry HamptonJoe MortonBlackside, Inc.,WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.),British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service,All authors
Publisher: 2016.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : 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: History
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Historical television programs
Additional Physical Format: Reproduction of (manifestation):
Great Depression.
Alexandria, VA : PBS Video, c1993.
7 videocassettes ; 1/2 in.
VHS.
(OCoLC)29701530
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Hampton; Joe Morton; 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: 951834717
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Originally produced in the United States as a television program in 1993.
Use copy of media materials now unusable in original format. Media conversion undertaken based on Fair Use analysis. Copy created 2016.
Credits: Series creator, Henry Hampton ; series writer, Steve Fayer.
Performer(s): Joe Morton.
Description: 7 videodiscs (57 min. each) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Disc characteristics: DVD-R.
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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