Synopsis by Sally Barber
In this 9-volume series, ABC News presents a comprehensive look at the significant people, places and events defining the nation between 1900 and 1979. This informative and entertaining series presents a collection of historical footage depicting both the cultural and political forces of the period. History of the 20th Century, Volume 4: 1930 - 1939 recounts the desperate days of the great Depression when 15 million Americans were out of work, as well as Roosevelt's "New Deal", the end of Prohibition, Adolf Hitler's rise to power, the heyday of Joe Di Maggio and more. The collection vividly recaptures the tumult and incredible changes occurring throughout the era.
century, decade, headlines, milestone