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1920-1929: Boom to Bust 

Not Rated | | Documentary | Episode aired 13 April 1999
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 ... See full summary »

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Richard E. Byrd ...
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Calvin Coolidge ...
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Clarence Darrow ...
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Lillian Hall Gerdau ...
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Ernst Heller ...
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Herbert Hoover ...
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Charles A. Lindbergh ...
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Michael Matrinko ...
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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. Written by Havan IronOak

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Ossie Davis: [about the glory of Harlem in the 20s] If I had to choose between Heaven and Harlem, oh ho ho! Harlem would win every time.
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