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History

A Walk Through the 20th Century 

with Bill Moyers

     Marshall, Texas. Marshall, Texas

     The Arming of the Earth

     The Reel World of News

     WWII: The Propaganda Battle

     The Imagemakers

     The 30 Second President

America 1900

Awards:
George Foster Peabody Award

The year 1900 was the dawn of the “American century,” a time of optimism, progress, confidence, and turmoil. America 1900 re-creates the old century’s final year, dramatic days when U.S. troops went to fight in Asia, public debate raged over sex and morality, racial tensions boiled, and dizzying technological change propelled Americans into an uncertain future.

PBS - American Experience 
Three hours 
2000

“The historical documentary has never been better.” 


– San Francisco Chronicle

“What a year, what a show. …David Grubin’s ‘America 1900’…is dazzling.” 


– Los Angeles Times

“It’s difficult to imagine any other millennial documentaries being better than ‘America 1900’…a mesmerizing look at the way we were that last time a new century dawned.”


– San Francisco Bee

“What Grubin has done…is paint a portrait of America’s contradictory impulses.”


– Newsday

“Deeply researched and beautifully edited.”


– Dallas Morning News