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Popular Culture (1940's-1980's)

There are 13 videos in this category and 35 videos in 9 subcategories.

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Ages: 9 - 18
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Max Fleischer Illustrated News-1940s
From havefunwithhistory.com, produced by Max Fleischer
Max Fleischer, the power behind the Superman cartoons and comic superstar Betty Boop illustrates 1940 human interest stories. (10min)
November 14, 2011 at 11:42 PM
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Ages: 16 - 18
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1985 Welcome to the Information Age
From edu-cyberpg.com, produced by AT&T
1985 Welcome to the Information Age. A journey through Mankinds History. Post Industrial Age and by 1956 the information age begins. Future Trends in Computing. [18:32]
June 25, 2012 at 11:03 AM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Battle for Color TV I
From classroomclips.org, produced by A Moment in Time
If Peter Goldmark had had his way, television would never have been broadcast in black and white. (3:39)
April 24, 2010 at 05:24 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Battle for Color TV II
From classroomclips.org, produced by A Moment in Time
In the 1940s two corporate giants, NBC and CBS, fought over the means of broadcasting television in color.
April 24, 2010 at 05:20 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
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Going Hollywood: The War Years
From snagfilms.com, produced by Castle Hill Productions
From 1941 to 1945, the American motion picture industry geared itself up and marched into war.From 1941 to 1945, the American motion picture industry geared itself up and marched into war. Van Johnson is your host in this feature-length special spotl... [more]
September 14, 2011 at 12:34 AM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Howdy Doody (1949)
From havefunwithhistory.com, produced by Howdy Doody
This video could be used to do a compare/contrast assignment with early TV entertainment vs. today's TV entertainment, or as a part of a research project similar to "How TV or Entertainment Has Evolved." Students could also observe the way the childr... [more]
November 14, 2011 at 11:59 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
568 Views:
The Hitchhiker (Part Two)
From YouTube, produced by Columbia Network
The Suspense episode "The Hitchhiker" is well known because the radio play was transformed into a television episode. Orson Welles, for whom the role was written, first performed "The Hitchhiker" on the CBS network's Mercury Theater on the Air in 194... [more]
April 29, 2012 at 03:15 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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The Hitchhiker Radio Play (Part One)
From YouTube, produced by Columbia Network
The Suspense episode "The Hitchhiker" is well known because the radio play was transformed into a television episode. Orson Welles, for whom the role was written, first performed "The Hitchhiker" on the CBS network's Mercury Theater on the Air in 194... [more]
April 26, 2012 at 05:17 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Tom Brokaw Remembers the 1960s
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In this History Channel video clip, Tom Brokaw gives an interview in which he talks about the year 1968. He talks about how John F. Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King were both killed. Also he mentions the music of the Beatles and James Taylor. (1:17... [more]
July 15, 2012 at 12:40 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
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The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair Remembered
From YouTube, produced by worldfairphotos
A slide show set to Louis Armstrong's "What A Wonderful World" looks back at some of the sights of the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair held in Flushing Meadows, Queens, NY.  Useful for lessons about fairs. (02:38)
March 21, 2012 at 01:02 PM
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