Synopsis by Betsy Boyd
The second installment of The World of the Thirties documentary series, which details the decade of the 1930s in 13 episodes, The World of the Thirties 2 describes political and philosophical disturbances. The '30s were a decade of intense change, both hopeful and tragic. This program, subtitled "Losing the Peace," investigates the state of international affairs throughout the decade, focusing specifically on the threat of war. The documentary program features scholarly commentary and archival photography.