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The Channel Zero Hour Epi. 59: The American Diary: Volume Two: Episodes 5 Through 8

American History during the age of the silent motion picture camera, beginning with The Gilded Age and ending With The Great Depression, hosted and narrated by E. G. Marshall in this complete 1983 television documentary series!

VOLUME TWO:

Epi. 5: The Great Campaign 1917-1918): America Enters World War I; The Sinking Of The Lusitania by Winsor McCay; the recruitment and training of "The Doughboys"; racial segregation in the military; T.R.'s "Bully War", Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks sell War Bonds; John Philip Sousa; D.W. Griffith and Lillian Gish dramatize the war; women enter the work force to support the war; U.S. industrial production of munitions; Henry Ford's assembly line produce U-Boat killing boats; machine guns; tanks; aircraft; naval embarkation of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) with the help of the women of the American Red Cross; further AEF training in France; the AEF enters combat; technological war.

Epi. 6: The Price Of Peace 1917-1918: The training and deployment of American airmen of the Army Air Corps (AAC); strafing, balloon-busting and aerial bombing; Eddie Rickenbacker and the "Hat In The Ring" squadron; anti-submarine warfare; American film support of the war by Harold Lloyd and Tom Mix; the First World War forerunner of the USO show; suppression of American anti-war sentiment; collapse of the Russian war effort; the Bolshevik Revolution; Allied military intervention in Vladivostok to prevent American munitions from falling into German hands; German capitulation; care of American wounded; Johnny comes sailing home.

Epi. 7: The Rites Of Passage 1919-1920: America welcomes her soldiers home; Wilson and the League Of Nations; Warren G. Harding against, and J. Mitchell Palmer for, the League; the Sexual Revolution begins with the modern one-piece bathing suits, make-up and bobbed hair; Anna Mae Wong demonstrates the Quickstep; the Versailles Conference, its resultant Versailles Treaty, America's refusal to join The League and punishing Germany; European war relief; Lenin's creation of the USSR; Felix The Cat marches into the World War I and brings America into the animation age; the new sport of the aerial daredeviltry of barnstorming, acrobatics and skydiving; the dawn of commercial aviation; the birth of Airmail and transcontintal flight; the beginnings of local and national paved highway systems to suppor the explosive growth of in the number of motor vehicles, which Buster Keaton demonstrates.

Epi. 8: The Best Of Times 1920-1924: The Entertainment Society; Minstrel Shows; Vaudeville; the foundation of United Artists by D. W. Griffith, Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks; the growth of Hollywood's screen spectacles, exemplified by Eric von Stroheim; Rudolf Valentino, Clara Bow, the "It" girl; The Keystone Kops (The Keystone Cops); Fatty Arbuckle; the beginnings of commercial radio; the growth in popularity of spectator sports like baseball and tennis; the growth of Ford and the automobile industry; prospecting for gold in the west; the growth of hydroelectric power; the Oil Boom; Coolidge, his breaking of the Boston Police Strike and its resultant rise in his popularity with Republicans; Franklin D. Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt's support grows among Democrats; FDR contracts polio; the 1920 presidential campaigns/the 1920 Presidential Election becomes the first presidential convention in which women vote; the Harding Administration: its achievments and its scandals; the death of Warren G. Harding.


*Grand Premiered And Archived Saturday, October 1, 2022

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