America Goes to War: The Home Front (1998)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, Social History  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Chronicling how the wartime economy brought not only full employment but shortages of civilian goods as well, with gas and food rationing, scrap drives, "victory gardens" and a thriving black market. Host: Eric Sevareid.

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home-front, world-war, American [nationality], civilian, transformation, ethics, rationing, black-market, newsreels, shortage, victory-garden