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
Did You Know?
In the second world war this century 50 million people would die, nearly half of them civilians. They would die not because they lived near enemy targets but because they were the targets.
Spun-off from The Century