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Year by Year [electronic resource]: 1941

1941 bought the bombing of Pearl Harbor and America's entrance into World War II. This episode of Year by Year also examines baseball during the war.
Online
2011; 1996
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Year by Year [electronic resource]: 1942

The Battle of Midway, considered the most important naval battle of the Pacific campaign in World War II, is discussed in this episode of Year by Year: 1942. Women at war and the Oscars are also discussed.
Online
2011; 1996
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Year by Year [electronic resource]: 1943

Travels to 1943 to explore Hollywood's influence on World War II and the movie stars who went to war.
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2011; 1996
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Year by Year [electronic resource]: 1945

Looks at 1945's atomic tests and development of the bomb. Also, Franklin Delano Roosevelt dies; VJ Day, Victory in Japan, follows VE, Victory in Europe, Day.
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2011; 1996
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Year by Year [electronic resource]: 1947

Harry S. Truman defeats Thomas E. Dewey in the presidential race covered byYear by Year: 1947.
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2011; 1996
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Year by Year [electronic resource]: 1948

Follows as the U.S.S.R. develops their own atomic bomb. Movie star Rita Hayworth marries Prince Ali Khan.
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2011; 1996
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Year by Year [electronic resource]: 1949

Examines 1949 and prelude to the Korean War. Also, Puerto Rican nationalists attempt to assassinate Harry S. Truman.
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2011; 1996
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Year by Year [electronic resource]: 1953

The marriage of John F. and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy is examined in this episode of Year by Year. Also featured is Queen Elizabeth's 1953 coronation.
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2011; 1996
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Year by Year [electronic resource]: 1954

The Geneva Summit brings Dwight D. Eisenhower together with representatives of Britain, France, and the Soviet Union in an effort to reduce international tensions. Adlai Stevenson makes another presidential bid, covered in this episode of Year by Year.
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2011; 1992
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Year by Year [electronic resource]: 1955

Covers events around the world including the formation of the Warsaw Pact by the Eastern Bloc nations and the death of American actor, James Dean.
Online
2011; 1992
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Year by Year [electronic resource]: 1956

Looks at Don Larson's perfect game, the only no hitter in World Series baseball history. The H-bomb is also discussed.
Online
2011; 1996
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Year by Year [electronic resource]: 1957

John Glenn's 1957 Project Bullet completes the first supersoic transcontinental flight from California to New York, breaking a speed record, as covered in this episode of Year by Year.
Online
2011; 1996
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Year by Year [electronic resource]: 1958

Follows as Vice President Richard Nixon makes a 1958 goodwill trip through Latin America, but is met with anger over U.S. Cold War policy. Nixon is attacked in his car in Venezuela, but escapes unharmed.
Online
2011; 1996
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Year by Year [electronic resource]: 1959

Explores the Kitchen Debate between Vice President Richard Nixon and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev.
Online
2011; 1996
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Year by Year [electronic resource]: 1960

A U.S. U-2 spy plane is shot down over Soviet Union airspace, increasing Cold War tensions. Year by Year: 1960 also marks John F. Kennedy's presidential election.
Online
2011; 1996
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Year by Year [electronic resource]: 1952

Major trends of 1952 covered in this episode of Year by Year include the atom bomb and the space race.
Online
1996