Synopsis by Betsy Boyd
The 12th installment of The World of the Thirties documentary series, which details the decade of the 1930s in 13 episodes, The World of the Thirties 12 describes the age of difference. The '30s were a period of intense change, both hopeful and tragic. This documentary volume, subtitled "The Dawn of Tomorrow," discusses the bold new dreams and the destructive demons of the age. The presentation features scholarly commentary and archival photography.