The Century: America's Time: Season 1, Episode 3

1920-1929: Boom to Bust (1999)

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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 ... See full summary »

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William Jennings Bryan ...
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Richard E. Byrd ...
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Calvin Coolidge ...
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Clarence Darrow ...
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Lou Gehrig ...
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Lillian Hall Gerdau ...
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Ernst Heller ...
Himself
Herbert Hoover ...
Himself (archive footage)
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Himself - Host-Narrator
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: "The Harlem Renaissance" is one of those fancy terms that white folks use when they want to look at a certain aspect of black folks. I don't think any of us went around say, "Well, we gonna have us a renaissance," or anything like that. It was just a holiday of the spirit
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