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Title The first measured century [electronic resource] / BJW Inc. in association with New River Media ; producers, John C. Sorensen, John Mernit, Vincent Cannato.

Imprint [Arlington, Va.] : PBS, [2007]


Note Downloadable video file.
Title from title screen (viewed Mar. 28, 2008).
Originally presented in 2000 on the PBS program Think tank.
Access Digital content provided by OverDrive; access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Credits Principal photographer, Bruce Kissal ; camera, Jeff Daly ... [et al.] ; original music, John Keltonic.
Performer Host/essayist, Ben Wattenberg.
Summary America enters World War II. An African-American middle class appears as desperate labor shortage trumps old prejudices. The G.I. Bill provokes suburban growth and increases in marriage and birth rates. Alfred Kinsey unveils works on human sexuality. Betty Friedan energizes the women's movement. Michael Harrington (The Other America) and Daniel Patrick Moynihan (The Negro Family) reveal the hidden plight of the disenfranchised.
Audience Age group: NR.
Form Also available as VHS; previously issued as PBS Video XIMCX01-XIMCX02.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
System requirements: OverDrive Media Console (file size: 917220KB).
Subject Social sciences -- Statistical methods -- History.
United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Statistics.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 20th century -- Statistics.
United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
United States -- History.
Genre/Form Television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
Documentary -- Television series.
Historical -- Television series.
Added Author Sorensen, John C.
Mernit, John.
Cannato, Vincent J., 1967-
Wattenberg, Ben J.
BJW, Inc.
New River Media (Firm)
PBS Video.
OverDrive, Inc.
Added Title Think tank (Television program)
Other Form: Original (OCoLC)50220618

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