The Century in Review: Freedom (2000)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Politics & Government, Social History  |   Run Time - 50 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter

This program is part of a series, narrated by Walter Cronkite, that chronicles some of the most outstanding events and people of the 20th century. Archival film footage, photographs, personal recollections, interviews, and commentary by historians and journalists are used to present the stories. This episode looks at the cause of freedom and the people who served it from Martin Luther King to Rosa Parks, Nelson Mandela to Gandhi.

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archival-footage, Civil-Rights, Communism, freedom, historical-survey, political-change, political-leader, retrospective, social-change, transformation