America Goes To War (2012)

America Goes To War (2012)

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Overview

As originally seen on PBS affiliates, this epic-length documentary series offers a sweeping chronicle of America's various homefront efforts to support its servicemen during overseas conflicts. The program resurrects feelings of nostalgia and national pride by drawing on such elements as newsreels, propaganda documentaries, animation, period music, movies, and much more. Installments include: "While the Storm Clouds Gather," "On the Shady Side of the Street," "Accentuating the Positive," "It's Been a Long, Long Time" and more.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/06/2012
UPC: 0841887016292
Original Release: 0000
Source: Pbs (Direct)
Region Code: 1
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 5:00:00

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- America Goes to War
1. Distractions [6:46]
2. Hitler's Advance [6:22]
3. America Minds its Own Business [8:31]
4. The Isolationist Philosophy [6:29]
1. Preparing For War [7:42]
2. Everyone Has Role [7:00]
3. The Wartime Economy [5:10]
4. Shipbuilding [6:34]
1. Rationing [7:16]
2. The Gas Card [7:31]
3. Food Ration Book [7:00]
4. "Farmers Save the World" [5:20]
1. A Call For Nurses [4:57]
2. Servicewoman [7:04]
3. Missing You [6:43]
4. Transition to the Workforce [7:54]
1. The Home Front [5:35]
2. A New Courtship [8:56]
3. Waiting [6:21]
4. Teenagers [5:25]
Disc #2 -- America Goes to War
1. Mobilizing the Media Army [5:35]
2. The Search For the Perfect Patriotic Song [9:49]
3. Hollywood Goes to War [4:04]
4. "Evacuees" [7:42]
1. The Entertainers [9:03]
2. Canteens [4:53]
3. "Who's on First?" [8:15]
4. ...And They Brought Reality With Them [4:05]
1. Mail Call [6:24]
2. G.I. Journal [6:09]
3. Entertaining the Troops [8:35]
4. The American Red Cross [5:48]
1. Segregated Units [6:28]
2. "Jubilee" [8:06]
3. An Uneasy Truce [5:26]
4. Tuskeegee [6:37]
1. Coming Home [8:02]
2. Return to Civilian Life [6:02]
3. The American Invasion of Japan and Europe [5:26]
4. Bigger Than Before [8:05]

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