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A&E Classroom: The Class of the 20th Century - 1930-1939 [electronic resource]

This program covers the years 1930 to 1939, a decade that starts with the Great Depression and ends with Europe poised on the verge of a second world war.
Online
1990
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A&E Classroom: The Class of the 20th Century - 1940-1945 [electronic resource]

This program covers the years 1940 to 1945, an era that saw the world torn apart by global conflict - again.
Online
1990
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A&E Classroom: The Class of the 20th Century - 1945-1952 [electronic resource]

This program covers the years 1945 to 1952 - boom years in post-World War II America, but also a time of bloody stalemate half a world away in Korea.
Online
1990
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A&E Classroom: The Class of the 20th Century - 1952-1955 [electronic resource]

This program covers the years 1952 to 1955, an era of "I Like Ike," McCarthyism, and the landmark Supreme Court decision that declared racial segregation in schools unconstitutional.
Online
1990
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A&E Classroom: The Class of the 20th Century - 1956-1961 [electronic resource]

This program covers the years 1956 to 1961, which saw statehood for Alaska and Hawaii and the inauguration of President Kennedy.
Online
1990
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A&E Classroom: The Class of the 20th Century - 1961-1963 [electronic resource]

This program covers the years 1961 to 1963 - a blink of the eye during which the Freedom Riders traveled the South, John Glenn orbited Earth, Martin Luther King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech, and America's vision of Camelot died with the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
Online
1990
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A&E Classroom: The Class of the 20th Century - 1963-1968 [electronic resource]

This program covers the years 1963 to 1968, a time both of Lyndon Johnson's Great Society and of increasing military escalation in Vietnam.
Online
1990
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A&E Classroom: The Class of the 20th Century - 1968-1970 [electronic resource]

This program covers the years 1968 to 1970, a brief time period that saw the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy - and also the first Moon landing.
Online
1990
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A&E Classroom: The Class of the 20th Century - 1970-1976 [electronic resource]

This program covers the years 1970 to 1976, the era of Kent State and Watergate.
Online
1990
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A&E Classroom: The Class of the 20th Century - 1976-1990 [electronic resource]

This program covers the years 1976 to 1990, a time period that began with America's bicentennial and ended with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the reunification of Germany.
Online
1990
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Ike [electronic resource]: Dwight D. Eisenhower

This program introduces viewers to Dwight 'Ike' Eisenhower, the man who went from Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in Europe during WWII to Commander-in-Chief of the United States during the early years of the Cold War.
Online
2011; 1996
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John L. Lewis [electronic resource]: King Coal

Throughout the 1930s and 40s, John L. Lewis was the most powerful figure in the U.S. labor movement. This episode of A&E Classroom examines the president of the United Mine Workers of America, an independent and strong-willed leader who secured rights and benefits for the miners. A major force behind the founding of the CIO, Lewis also played a role in Franklin D. Roosevelt's election.
Online
2011; 1996
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Mahatma Gandhi [electronic resource]: The Great Soul

Mahatma Gandhi led the Indian independence movement, freeing his nation from British rule. This episode of A&E Classroom examines this political and spiritual leader who practiced civil disobedience and passive resistance. Gandhi remains today a symbol of courage and non-violent triumph.
Online
2011; 1996
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Nikita Khrushchev [electronic resource]: Fidel Castro

Nikita Khrushchev, born of peasant parents, ruled the Soviet Union with an iron fist while preaching peaceful co-existence. Fidel Castro led the Cuban Revolution, and then became Prime Minister of Cuba, then President of the Council of Ministers. This episode of A&E Classroom examines how these two men joined forces and how their tenuous alliance was tested by the Cuban missile crisis.
Online
2011; 1996
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Thomas A. Edison [electronic resource]: The Wizard of Menlo Park

American inventor, scientist, and businessman, this episode of A&E Classroom profiles Thomas Alva Edison, dubbed 'The Wizard of Menlo Park' for his creation of the long-lasting electric light bulb, the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the sound recording. Edison originated more than 1,000 U.S. and international patents for devices that greatly influenced communication around the world.
Online
2011; 1996