America In Color

America In Color catch up

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 5 - The 1960s

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This is a decade of revolution that delivers the modern America we recognise today. The civil rights struggle and Vietnam War divide the nation, assassinations rock the world, and hippies offer a counter culture. With rare archive, iconic news footage and home movies, seen in colour for the first time, this is the story of...

Season 1, Episode 4 - The 1950s

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To Americans, the 1950s are the golden years. The baby boomer generation are children and enjoying peace, economic prosperity, and great technological advances. But behind this perfect façade are troubling times - racial hatred divides the nation, Russia has a nuclear bomb, and the Cold War throws a long shadow. With rare ...

Season 1, Episode 3 - The 1940s

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This is the decade that transforms America from an isolationist nation into the leader of the free world. For half the decade, WWII rages and Americans fight around the globe. American's develop and use to deliver peace. At home, after the war, citizens experience a new era of consumerism and witness the birth of suburbia....

Season 1, Episode 2 - The 1930s

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The 1930s, after the greatest economic shock in history, an ambitious works program and huge infrastructure building pulls America back from the brink. The end of prohibition, swing dancing, and flying bring fun in tough times.

Season 1, Episode 1 - The 1920s

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In the 1920s, USA undergoes the greatest period of change in its history. In ten years, a country of horse drawn carriages, modest clothing and saloons is overthrown by cars, liberated women and Prohibition. Never before seen archive and rare home movie footage shows us the era in colour for the first time.