Timeline: 1951 (2001)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Politics & Government, Social History  |   Run Time - 180 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Perry Seibert

The Timeline series presents newsreels, audio recordings, radio shows, and lists in order to display the historic events that transpired during the given year. The 1951 edition contains newsreels about the Korean war, Joe DiMaggio's retirement from baseball, and the trial and execution of the Rosenbergs. A music section contains performances of "Ol' Man River", "St. Louis Blues", and "Things Ain't What They Used to Be". The audio clip of Bobby Thompson's famous home run, and a news report on Truman firing MacArthur round out this fascinating and entertaining trip down memory lane.



events, newsreels, politician, radio, retrospective, songs