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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[about the Hollywood blacklist
It was scary. I was 19 and I took the fifth. Being an informer and placing your fellow actor, fellow director, fellow friend in jeopardy meant that that family didn't work anymore. So taking that step was about the worst thing you could do