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Title Work

Title No: 38

Title: Arsenal of democracy

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Television

Date: 1993 (Published)

Original Summary:
In the coastal cities of China, Japanese troops were on the march. In Nazi Germany, Hitler had put his country back to work building a military arsenal. By 1939, the Great Depression was over, "over there," while in the United States pepole still struggled to end the crisis. Their dreams of peace and prosperity were celebrated at World's Fairs in New York and San Francisco--but prosperity did not come in peacetime. The "Okie" migrants, whose plight had come to symbolize the hardships of depression, joined millions of others who finally found work in new defense industries. While the New Deal changed America forever, it was war that ended the Great Depression.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Subjects: Depressions--1929--United States; United States--History--1919-1933; United States--Economic conditions--1918-1945; United States--History--1933-1945

ProducerBlackside, Inc.
ProducerHampton, Henry
NarratorMorton, Joe

Component Contents x5

5430-1-38-7Digital : Video/quicktime 
5430-2-38-7Digital : Video/dvcpro 50 
5430-3-38-7Digital : Video/mpeg 
5430-4-38-7Disc : DVD 
5430-5-38-7Disc : DVD 

Contained By x2

Title NoTitle
5430The Great Depression
31Not for public viewing

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