CNN celebrates the innovations, headlines, and culture of the 20th century. CNN: Celebrate the Century consists of ten programs. The second program, CNN: Celebrate the Century - Episode 2, 1915-1929, features the major headlines of the day, including the Russian Revolution and the panic on Wall Street. The program also covers the major innovations of the early 20th century, such as the invention of the liquid fuel rocket and the La-Z-Boy recliner. As far as culture, CNN reminds viewers that the most influential film was Birth of a Nation and that jazz began to make its mark on the American music scene. Features an entertaining and educational look at what it meant to be an American at the dawning of a new century .
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