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The Great Depression / WGBH/Boston ; a production of Blackside, Inc. in association with BBC-2 ; executive producer, Henry Hampton ; series creator, Henry Hampton ; series writer, Steve Fayer.

Publication:
Alexandria, VA : PBS Video, ©1993.
Format/Description:
Video
7 videocassettes (57 min. each) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in. + 1 teacher's guide + 1 index
Subjects:
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States.
United States -- History -- 1919-1933.
United States -- History -- 1933-1945.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1918-1932.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945.
New Deal, 1933-1939.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1919-1933.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary television programs.
Television series.
Language:
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
System Details:
VHS, NTSC; monaural.
Summary:
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.
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.].
Participant:
Narrator, Joe Morton.
Notes:
Videocassette release of the television series originally broadcast on PBS television in 1993.
Contributor:
Hampton, Henry, 1940-1998, producer, creator.
Fayer, Steve, 1935- screenwriter.
Morton, Joe, 1947- narrator.
Blackside, Inc., film production company.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), film production company.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service, film production company.
PBS Video, publisher.
Contains:
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
OCLC:
30324461
Publisher Number:
GDEP-101-GDEP-107
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