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The Century : [videorecording] / America's time. 10, Poisoned dreams

by Jennings, Peter; Goodman, Roger; Silber, Glenn; Reagon, Bernice Johnson; Lewis, John; Shriver, Sargent; McNamara, Robert S; Khrushchev, Sergei; Sorensen, Theodore C; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); ABC News; History Channel (Television network).
Type: materialTypeLabelVisual MaterialSeries: Century: America's time ; 10 ; [Century: decades of change] ; 10 .Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1999Description: 1 videocassette (43 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 in.Other Title: America's time. 10, Poisoned dreams; Poisoned dreams; Cassette label and container: The Century : decades of change. 10, 1960-1964: Poisoned dreams; 1960-1964: Poisoned dreams.Subject(s): King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 | Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Assassination | Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913- | Peace Corps (U.S.) -- History | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) -- History | United States Civil Rights Act of 1963 | United States. Army. Special Forces -- History | Nineteen sixties | Campaign debates -- United States | Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962 | Civil rights movements -- Alabama -- Birmingham | March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963) | Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States | Cold War -- History | United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union | Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States | United States -- History -- 1961-1969 | United States -- Civilization -- 1945- | United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980Summary: Beset by both international and domestic pressures, America during the Camelot years was swiftly approaching a political-cultural meltdown. This program documents U.S.-Soviet conflicts of interest in Cuba and Vietnam and the growing polarization at home between civil rights activists and segregationist hard-liners, which resulted in the Birmingham riots and the freedom march on Washington, D.C.
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Producer, Glenn Silber ; director, Roger Goodman ; writers, Richard Gerdau, Glenn Silber ; editor, Joel Herson.

Commentary: Joe McNeil, Bernice Reagon, John Lewis, Marnie Mueller, Richard Reeves, Janet Leigh, Robert Towne, Jeff Greenfield, John Updike, Sargent Shriver, Walter Mosley, Robert McNamara, Sergei Khrushchev, Theodore Sorensen, Martin Scorsese, Julian Bond, Andrew Young, Bob Zellner, Tom Wicker.

Beset by both international and domestic pressures, America during the Camelot years was swiftly approaching a political-cultural meltdown. This program documents U.S.-Soviet conflicts of interest in Cuba and Vietnam and the growing polarization at home between civil rights activists and segregationist hard-liners, which resulted in the Birmingham riots and the freedom march on Washington, D.C.

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