Peter Jennings hosts this 15 part documentary that chronicles the defining events of the 20th century. Through archive footage and hundreds of interviews the series examines 100 years of American history from the influx of immigrants in 1900 to the late 90s explosion of technology and mass communication. Written by
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Lillian Hall Gerdau
My father was asked if he would like to join the Ku Klux Klan. He grabbed the guy by the collar and threw him down the stairs. Three nights later, almost directly across the street there was a large cross burning. My mother said 'It's almost as though they're guarding the gates of Hell'
Spun-off from The Century