The Decades Collection

The Decades Collection

DVD - 2007
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Twenty video discs cover the century by decades using History Channel programs to help document the defining moments of each period.
Contents: Disc 1: Murder at the fair: the assassination of President McKinley : September 6, 1901 (10 days that unexpectedly changed America) ; The Panama Canal (Modern marvels) ; Theodore Roosevelt: roughrider to Rushmore (Biography) ; The technology of Kitty Hawk (Modern marvels)
Disc 2: San Francisco earthquake (Mega disasters) -- The Model T (Automobiles) -- 1910-1919. 5050
Disc 1: WWI: the death of glory ; World War I (Foot soldier) ; Secrets of the Romanovs (Ancient mysteries)
Disc 2: Titanic: 90 years below ; Albert Einstein (Biography) ; Vladimir Ilyich Lenin: voice of the revolution (Biography) ; Titanic tech (Modern marvels) -- 1920-1929
Disc 1: Rumrunners, moonshiners, and bootleggers ; Ku Klux Klan: a secret history
Disc 2: Charles Lindbergh: against the wind (Biography) ; Howard Carter: triumph and treasure (Biography) ; The monkey trial (In search of history) ; F. Scott Fitzgerald: the great American dreamer (Biography). -- 1930-1939
Disc 1: The Great Depression: Part 1: The great shake-up ; Part 2: Face the music ; Part 3: Striking back ; Part 4: Desperate measures
Disc 2: The true story of Seabiscuit ; The Empire State building (Modern marvels) ; Al Capone: Scarface (Biography) ; Love & death: the story of Bonnie and Clyde (Biography). -- 1940-1949
Disc 1: Pacific: the lost evidence: Pearl Harbor ; D-Day: the lost evidence ; Churchill and the President (History undercover)
Disc 2: Hirohito (Biography) ; Tokyo Rose: victim of propaganda (Biography) ; Evita: the woman behind the myth (Biography) ; Mahatma Ghandi: pilgrim of peace (Biography). -- 1950-1959
Disc 1: Korea: the forgotten war (parts 1 & 2) ; The search for the polio vaccine (Modern marvels) ; Eisenhower: supreme commander in chief (Biography)
Disc 2: When America was rocked: September 9, 1956 (10 days that unexpectedly changed America) ; McCarthy reconsidered (20th century) ; Elizabeth: the reluctant monarch (Biography) ; The Hollywood censorship wars (Time machine). -- 1960-1969
Disc 1: Voices of civil rights (Save our history) ; The JFK assassination (Investigating history) ; Martin Luther King Jr: the man and the dream (Biography) ; Malcolm X (Biography)
Disc 2: October fury (History undercover) ; Apollo 11 (Modern marvels) ; Bay of Pigs declassified (History undercover) ; Getting high: a history of LSD (History's mysteries). -- 1970-1979
Disc 1: Vietnam: a soldier's diary (20th century with Mike Wallace) ; Richard Nixon: man and president (Biography) ; Revenge! (History undercover)
Disc 2: David Berkowitz: Son of Sam (Biography) ; Ayatollah Khomeini: holy terror (Biography) ; Bruce Lee: the immortal dragon (Biography) ; Jim Jones: journey into madness (Biography). -- 1980-1989
Disc 1: The Iran-Contra scandal (20th century with Mike Wallace) ; Democracy crushed: Tiananmen Square (20th century) ; Ronald Reagan: a legacy remembered
Disc 2: The rise and fall of the wall (Declassified) ; The John Lennon assassination (American justice) ; Mikhail Gorbachev: a man who changed the world -- The Falklands campaign (Greatest raids). -- 1990-1999
Disc 1: Conspiracy: Oklahoma City bombing ; Columbine: understanding why (Investigative reports) ; Attack at Waco (American justice) ; 1993 World Trade Center bombing (Minute by minute)
Disc 2: Trial of O.J. Simpson: anatomy of a murder (20th century) ; Desert Storm: the ultimate war ; The impeachment of William Jefferson Clinton (20th century)
Publisher: [New York] : The History Channel, c2007
Branch Call Number: 973.9 D
Characteristics: 20 video discs (66 hrs., 40 min.) : sd., col. and b & w ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: History Channel (Television network)


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