20th Century with Mike Wallace: Politics & Presidents

Overview

60 Minutes' Mike Wallace leads viewers through over fifty years of American political history. Utilizing classic clips from legendary CBS reporters like Edward Murrow and Walter Cronkite, these programs cover topics such as the McCarthy era the political struggles of Bill Clinton.
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Overview

60 Minutes' Mike Wallace leads viewers through over fifty years of American political history. Utilizing classic clips from legendary CBS reporters like Edward Murrow and Walter Cronkite, these programs cover topics such as the McCarthy era the political struggles of Bill Clinton.
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Special Features

16-page viewer's guide with questions to consider, broadcasting's big moments; After their exits: updates on the fates of figures from 20th-century history
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/19/2010
  • UPC: 054961849895
  • Rating:

  • Source: Acorn Media
  • Presentation: Black & White
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 7:50:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 74,050

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- 20th Century With Mike Wallace: Politics & Presidents
1. "Are You Now or Have You Ever Been..." [10:08]
2. The Hollywood 10 [7:04]
3. The Party of Treason [5:57]
4. Joe McCarthy [10:53]
5. Going Too Far [11:37]
6. The Better Angels of Our Nature [1:40]
1. Public Appearance [11:25]
2. Cuban and Soviet Relations [12:50]
3. Poor Health and Infidelity [8:11]
4. Civil Rights [7:07]
5. Vietnam [5:43]
6. An Uncertain Legacy [1:34]
1. The Next Kennedy [11:15]
2. Running for President [5:30]
3. The Assassination [8:39]
4. Chicago [9:32]
5. Civil Disobedience [10:34]
6. A Broken Coalition [1:47]
1. Losing the People [10:26]
2. The Next Term [12:30]
3. The President's Crimes [8:23]
4. August 1974 [6:22]
5. Resignation [7:37]
6. "Here, the People Rule" [1:58]
Disc #2 -- 20th Century With Mike Wallace: Politics & Presidents
1. A Race Apart [7:38]
2. A Week That Changed the World [15:33]
3. Watergate [10:18]
4. The Washington Post [6:06]
5. Deep Throat [6:13]
6. A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery [1:32]
1. Goldwater Campaign [7:38]
2. Misjudged Actor [15:33]
3. Running the Race [10:18]
4. Dramatic Events [6:06]
5. Four More Years [6:13]
6. Heirs of Reagan [1:32]
1. Initial Scandals [7:38]
2. Rapid Developments [15:33]
3. The Starr Investigation [10:18]
4. Report Details [6:06]
5. Final Arguments [6:13]
6. The Trial's End [1:32]
Disc #3 -- 20th Century With Mike Wallace: Politics & Presidents
1. Defined By the Woman [8:07]
2. Tradition and Transition [6:21]
3. Openness [8:05]
4. Frank Mrs. Ford [7:34]
5. Another Throwback [10:30]
6. Partner With Credentials [6:41]
1. When the Public Knows [8:07]
2. History of Scrutiny [6:21]
3. Knowing But Silent [8:05]
4. Vital Health Details [7:34]
5. Dangerous Liasons [10:30]
6. How News Changed [6:41]
1. Truth Will Out [8:07]
2. Appetite for Scandal [6:21]
3. Spiro Agnew [8:05]
4. The Abscam Sting [7:34]
5. Influential Friends [10:30]
6. Baker Under Fire [6:41]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- 20th Century With Mike Wallace: Politics & Presidents
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   Episode Selection
      Epidemic of Fear
      JFK: A New Look
      Assassination and Chaos: The Death of RFK and the '68 Democratic Convention
      Presidents in Crisis: Johnson Quits and Nixon Resigns
   Scene Index
      Epidemic of Fear
      JFK: A New Look
      Assassination and Chaos: The Death of RFK and the '68 Democratic Convention
      President in Crisis: Johnson Quits and Nixon Resigns
   After Their Exits
      Joseph Nye Welch
      Roy Cohn
      Eugene McCarthy
      Horace Julian Bond
      General Earle Wheeler
      Bob Haldeman
   Set-Up
      English SDH: On/Off
Disc #2 -- 20th Century With Mike Wallace: Politics & Presidents
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   Episode Selection
      Diplomacy and Conspiracy: President Nixon's Trip to China and the Watergate Burglary
      Ronald Reagan and the Rise of the Right
      The Impeachment of Clinton
   Scene Index
      Diplomacy and Conspiracy: President Nixon's Trip to China and the Watergate Burglary
      Ronald Reagan and the Rise of the Right
      The Impeachment of Clinton
   After Their Exits
      Zhou Enlai
      W. Mark Felt, Sr, (Deep Throat)
      Dick Armey
      Kenneth Starr
   Set-Up
      English SDH: On/Off
Disc #3 -- 20th Century With Mike Wallace: Politics & Presidents
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   Episode Selection
      First Ladies
      Upstairs at the White House
      Washington Scandals: Sex, Money, Power
   Scene Index
      First Ladies
      Upstairs At the White House
      Washington Scandals: Sex, Money, Power
   After Their Exits
      Lady Bird Johnson
      Pat Nixon
      Hilary Clinton
      Marguerite LeHand
      Sherman Adams
      Robert Gene Baker
   Set-Up
      English SDH: On/Off
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