The Fifties

  • 1997
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

Archival footage and interviews with historians mark this fascinating documentary on the 1950s, based on David Halberstam's bestseller. Among the subjects covered: work and the family; the impact of TV; the Cold War; and the beginnings of the civil-rights movement and the sexual revolution.

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Season 1 Episode Guide

The Road to the Sixties

Season 1, Episode 7

The Beat

Season 1, Episode 6

The Rage Within

Season 1, Episode 5

A Burning Desire

Season 1, Episode 4

Let's Play House

Season 1, Episode 3

Selling the American Way

Season 1, Episode 2

The Fear and the Dream

Season 1, Episode 1

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  • Premise: Archival footage and interviews with historians mark this fascinating documentary on the 1950s, based on David Halberstam's bestseller. Among the subjects covered: work and the family; the impact of TV; the Cold War; and the beginnings of the civil-rights… (more)

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