20TH CENTURY TIMELINE
This vast collection of programs combines insightful narration, rare photographs, stunning archival footage, and firsthand accounts to dramatically highlight the critical events that shaped the world we live in today. From the Wright Brothers’ first flight to the Apollo moon landing, from World War I to the end of the Cold War, and from the first automobile to the birth of the Internet, the wide-ranging production not only recounts the history of the 20th century but captures the spirit of adventure that imbued many of its key events. Among the many interview subjects are Dwight Eisenhower, Fidel Castro, Mikhail Gorbachev, George H.W. Bush, and entertainment superstars such as Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra, and Elvis Presley.
9 and up
Color and black-and-white
Total time: approximately 14 hours