An in-depth look into Martin Luther King Jr. and his courageous efforts to lead the civil rights movement is explored through interviews and film clips. Freedom Riders, the March on Washington, and ...
A documentary series focusing on the ongoing Vietnam War, the Watergate scandal, evolving music industry, the Iran Hostage Crisis, the sexual revolution, and the rise of foreign and domestic terrorism.
Utilizing archival footage punctuated by contemporary interviews with comedy legends and scholars, this is the history of not only what makes us laugh, but how comedy has affected the social and political landscape throughout history.
Robert B. Weide,
It was a time when a generation rebelled and lost its innocence. From the Vietnam War to the struggle for racial equality to the birth of a counter-culture explosion, the 1960s was a decade... See full summary »
I Just binged it on Netflix. Very informative and illuminating, But how could you forget the singular entity that greatly impacted sports, religion, politics and race single handedly more than anyone else?! Muhammad Ali. He was just a blurb in the entire series. As in depth as the whole series was, it mostly was told from a white point of view. Black people's impact is usually relegated to racial interest only or just matters of civil rights. Granted that is a major part of the black existence in the history of the United States. But that is not the only part. We certainly did a lot more in American history than be enslaved and Overcome.
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