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A Walk through the 20th century with Bill Moyers / A Presentation of WNET and KQED, in association with Corporation for Entertainment and Learning and Bill D. Moyers.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videocassettes (120 min.) : sound, color with black and white segments ; 1/2 in.
  • Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Video, 1988.

Content descriptions

General Note: Some volumes are closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Segments originally telecast on PBS, chiefly in 1984.
Restrictions on Access Note: Public performance title.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Production credits vary for individual episodes. Original production dates range from 1982-1984.
Participant or Performer Note: Bill Moyers.
Summary, etc.: Comprehensive journey through time, examining the most important moments of our century, tracing current political and economic concerns to their sources, with extensive use of newsreel and archival film. This episode examines how burgeoning early 20th century technology brought hope for a warless future. Instead, however, it led to more devastating weapons, increasing the scope and scale of modern warfare.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: VHS.
Awards Note: Winner of 1984 Emmy; 1984 George Foster Peabody Broadcasting Award.
Subject: History, Modern > 20th century.
Adjustable rate mortgages.
United States > History > 20th century.
United States > Politics and government > 20th century.
United States > Social conditions > 20th century.

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