Pourquoi L'Amérique (1969)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Politics & Government, Social History  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - France  |  
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This French documentary examines the history of the United States between the two World Wars as it recalls the political and social changes of the country. The Great Depression and the involvement of President Franklin Roosevelt to turn around the devastated country is shown along with labor unrest, Prohibition, and the rise of organized crime. Stock footage shows pictures of Buffalo Bill, Sitting Bull and Woodrow Wilson as a link from the 19th to the 20th century.