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Bust : America - the story of us

Author: A & E Television Networks, LLC.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], ©2010.
Series: Films on demand.; America, the story of us.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
On October 29th, 1929, the boom era of the Jazz Age came to a crashing halt on Wall Street. The dramatic effects of the Great Depression and New Deal are the main topics of this program. Despite the country's economic collapse, major public works projects such as the Hoover Dam offered proof of the industrial and technological might of the United States - and of the undeniable abilities of the American worker.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Educational films
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Videorecording
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
A & E Television Networks, LLC, 2010
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: A & E Television Networks, LLC.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 783245601
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on November 30, 2011.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 6 and up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Contents: Introduction to Bust: America --
The Story of Us (0:54) --
1920s --
Boom Time in America (1:17) --
December 1930 --
Collapse of Bank of the United States (3:07) --
Confidence in Banks Disintegrates (0:41) --
Hoover Dam Project (2:55) --
Diverting the Colorado River (4:16) --
Building the Hoover Dam (3:35) --
Hoover Dam Transforms America (2:01) --
Dust Bowl (2:59) --
Black Sunday (4:52) --
Exodus from the Great Plains (1:09) --
Radio (1:25) --
Mount Rushmore (3:25) --
Symbolic Mount Rushmore (1:35) --
Louis vs. Schmeling --
The First Fight (2:47) --
Louis vs. Schmeling --
The Second Fight (4:29) --
Victory for Louis and America. (1:48) --
Credits and Preview: Bust: America: The Story of Us. (0:34).
Series Title: Films on demand.; America, the story of us.
Other Titles: America - The Story of Us
America, the story of us (Television program)
Responsibility: A & E Television Networks, LLC.
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On October 29th, 1929, the boom era of the Jazz Age came to a crashing halt on Wall Street. The dramatic effects of the Great Depression and New Deal are the main topics of this program. Despite the country's economic collapse, major public works projects such as the Hoover Dam offered proof of the industrial and technological might of the United States - and of the undeniable abilities of the American worker.

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