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Biography of America, A; World War II

Program 122: World War II - Non-Captioned Master


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Series
Biography of America, A
Program
World War II
Program Number

122

Series Description

A Biography of America presents history not simply as a series of irrefutable facts to be memorized, but as a living narrative. Prominent historians — Donald L. Miller, Pauline Maier, Louis P. Masur, Waldo E. Martin,Jr., Douglas Brinkley, and Virginia Scharff — present America's story as something that is best understood from a variety of perspectives.Thought-provoking debates and lectures encourage critical analysis of the forces that have shaped America. First-person narratives, photos, film footage, and documents reveal the human side of American history — how historical figures affected events, and the impact of these events on citizens' lives. Series release date: 10/2000

Program Description

Series Description: A Biography of America presents history not simply as a series of irrefutable facts to be memorized, but as a living narrative. Prominent historians — Donald L. Miller, Pauline Maier, Louis P. Masur, Waldo E. Martin,Jr., Douglas Brinkley, and Virginia Scharff — present America's story as something that is best understood from a variety of perspectives.Thought-provoking debates and lectures encourage critical analysis of the forces that have shaped America. First-person narratives, photos, film footage, and documents reveal the human side of American history — how historical figures affected events, and the impact of these events on citizens' lives.

Duration

00:26:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Topics
History
Creators
Barzyk, Fred (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Biography of America, A; World War II,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 17, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B69FEDD0799D4C6E9A88BD66C8EFD496.
MLA: “Biography of America, A; World War II.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 17, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B69FEDD0799D4C6E9A88BD66C8EFD496>.
APA: Biography of America, A; World War II. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B69FEDD0799D4C6E9A88BD66C8EFD496
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