The Decade That Changed the World
3 DVDs (widescreen)
This CNN series weaves together the events and personalities that influenced and dominated the 1960s in America, sketching a portrait that is both entertaining and illuminating. Featuring unique perspectives and rare, original footage, ten episodes not only offer fresh looks at familiar people and events, but also lesser-known ones that illuminate the era in a different way. Episodes: "Television Comes of Age," "The World on the Brink," "The Assassination of President Kennedy," "The War in Vietnam," "A Long March to Freedom," "The British Invasion," "The Space Race," "1968: A Monumental Year," "The Times They Are A-Changin’," and "Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll."
7 and up
Color and black-and-white
Total time: 511 minutes