20th Century: a Moving Visual History

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Special Features

Rare newsreels from the 1920s through the 1970s; Nearly 13 hours on two high-tech double-sided discs; Extensive chapter list and subject-by-subject index; English, Spanish, and French subtitles
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/30/2000
  • UPC: 030306743226
  • Rating:

  • Source: Mpi Home Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Black & White
  • Sound: Dolby Digital
  • Language: English
  • Time: 12:45:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 60,290

Scene Index

Disc #1, Side A -- 20th Century: 1900's-1920's
1. Open / Introduction [8:35]
2. At the Turn of the Century [4:20]
3. The New Americans [6:13]
4. A Shift Of Power [13:33]
5. Inventions Take Flight [3:48]
6. Cultural Revolutions [15:31]
7. A World In Flux [2:02]
8. Program Credits [1:57]
1. Introduction [:41]
2. The Best Of Times [2:53]
3. The Worst Of Times [8:04]
4. The Little Tramp [2:55]
5. The War In Europe [7:42]
6. An Independent Ireland [3:11]
7. The Struggle For Suffrage [4:17]
8. The Great and Terrible War [3:25]
9. Popular Culture [3:50]
10. The Great Migration [3:19]
11. America Enters the War [6:23]
12. The Russian Revolution [6:55]
13. A Fragile Peace [5:03]
14. A Political Century [1:57]
15. Program Credits [1:57]
1. Introduction [9:05]
2. Resurgence Of the Klan [3:19]
3. The Harlem Renaissance [2:37]
4. The Jazz Age [2:36]
5. Thoroughly Modern Women [1:40]
6. The Scopes "Monkey" Trial [3:16]
7. Stars and Heroes [11:08]
8. World Powers [5:37]
9. America's Economic Boom [8:25]
10. The Market Crash [2:12]
11. Program Credits [1:57]
Disc #1, Side B -- 20th Century: 1930's-1940's
1. Open / Introduction [11:02]
2. The Dustbowl [1:19]
3. The New Deal [20:52]
4. Depression Distractions [16:08]
5. The Black Voice [8:01]
6. A World On the Verge [17:48]
7. Program Credits [1:58]
1. Introduction [3:57]
2. The Battle Of Britain [9:26]
3. The Seige Of Leningrad [9:26]
4. America Enters the War [10:03]
5. The American Homefront [8:54]
6. The Beginnings Of the End [13:05]
7. The Atomic Bomb [13:11]
8. Japan Surrenders [4:15]
9. Gaining Independence [3:46]
10. America Recovers [12:45]
11. The Cold War Begins [12:29]
12. Program Credits [1:57]
Disc #2, Side A -- 20th Century: 1950's-1960's
1. Open / Introduction [3:06]
2. The Korean War [8:27]
3. The Red Menace [9:59]
4. "We Like Ike" [4:13]
5. The Birth of Suburbia [7:11]
6. Youth Culture [11:10]
7. The Atomic Age [7:59]
8. The National Pastime [2:28]
9. The Space Race [2:50]
10. China's "Great Leap" [4:54]
11. The Fight For Civil Rights [12:13]
12. Video Village [4:54]
13. America's Car Culture [4:04]
14. Program Credits [1:58]
1. Introduction [4:35]
2. Kennedy and the Cold War [8:32]
3. Moptops, Motown & Militants [7:05]
4. The Civial Rights Campaign [12:00]
5. The Vietnam War Escalates [4:27]
6. Protesting the War [10:07]
7. The Counterculture [9:57]
8. Black Power [4:04]
9. Global Revolution [8:33]
10. Nixon's War [4:07]
11. Humanity's Giant Leap [11:52]
12. Program Credits [2:01]
Disc #2, Side B -- 20th Century: 1970's-1990's
1. Open / Introduction [3:45]
2. Nixon's America [12:29]
3. Watergate [16:02]
4. Nixon's World [2:39]
5. "The Personal Is Political" [8:24]
6. Keeping America Beautiful [3:05]
7. TV Gets Real [3:29]
8. The Black Voice [4:02]
9. Economic Shock [9:46]
10. The Me Generation [6:40]
11. The Conservative Comeback [2:49]
12. The Computer Evolution [1:12]
13. American Malaise [4:48]
14. Program Credits [2:01]
1. Introduction [3:47]
2. The Reagan Revolution [4:23]
3. Reaganomics [3:52]
4. The AIDS Plague [5:01]
5. The Teflon President [8:51]
6. "Greed Is Good" [6:50]
7. The Underclass [3:15]
8. Tragedy In the Heavens [2:24]
9. The Revolution Will Be Televised [7:56]
10. Computer Wars [2:50]
11. The Iron Curtain Rises [6:27]
12. Program Credits [1:59]
1. Introduction [5:29]
2. The Persian Gulf War [8:41]
3. The Game Of Politics [5:23]
4. Presidential Trials & Tribulations [9:43]
5. America Goes Online [4:26]
6. TV Cultures [11:34]
7. Policing the World [3:12]
8. Terror Strikes the Heartland [7:48]
9. Y2K [2:13]
10. Program Credits [1:56]
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Menu

Disc #1, Side A -- 20th Century: 1900's-1920's
   Play
   Chapters
      The 1900's
      The 1910's
      The 1920's
   Subtitles
      English
      Spanish
      French
      Subtitles: Off
   Bonus Newsreels
Disc #1, Side B -- 20th Century: 1930's-1940's
   Play
   Chapters
      The 1930's
      The 1940's
   Subtitles
      English
      Spanish
      French
      Subtitles: Off
   Bonus Newsreels
Disc #2, Side A -- 20th Century: 1950's-1960's
   Play
   Chapters
      The 1950's
      The 1960's
   Subtitles
      English
      Spanish
      French
      Subtitles: Off
   Bonus Newsreels
Disc #2, Side B -- 20th Century: 1970's-1990's
   Play
   Chapters
      The 1970's
      The 1980's
      The 1990's
   Subtitles
      English
      Spanish
      French
      Subtitles: Off
   Bonus Newsreels
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