Americans' innate isolationism delays entry into "The War that Will End All Wars." Despite the tragedy that eventually envelops an entire generation of young men, America emerges uniquely positioned to benefit from the global post war boom.
In the prosperity of the 20's Americans begin to question their traditional values. Prohibition is enacted, minorities begin to better see themselves, women gain the vote and Americans enjoys their newfound wealth until the inevitable contraction.
At war's end, the GI's return home. But after four years of war, that home has changed and there lies ahead the task of rebuilding a war torn world. As the only major nation to escape widespread destruction that task falls to the U.S.A.
From Nixon's inauguration to his resignation, this episode details the developments in the American psyche from the first moon landing to the end of the Vietnam war and beyond to disco and Attica and the Watergate scandal.