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America in Color, a five-part series from Smithsonian Channel, presents many iconic moments in U.S. history as never before seen - using artistry and cutting-edge technology to transform black-and-white films and photographs from the 1920s to the 1960s. Decade by decade, the story of America, its people and its culture are given new life and shown in vibrant color for the first time.From the 1920s through the 1960s, America transformed from a young country on the rise into a global superpower. It's a decisive period in our nation's history that most of us have only witnessed in black and white, until now. Using digital colorization technology, we present these formative decades as few have seen them, revisiting 50 vibrant years of good times and great despair, technological triumphs, and natural disasters, and global villains and national heroes.
The Great Depression dominates the decade; Franklin Roosevelt's Presidency; the White House fire of 1930; home movies filmed by Lou Hoover. Witness the most significant moments of the 1930s, in color, through rarely seen archival footage and home movies.
See rare color footage of Pearl Harbor, internment camps, the Manhattan Project, America as the leader of the free world, a new era of consumerism, the birth of suburbia, and other seminal moments of the 1940s.
Witness the highs and lows of 1950s America, from consumerism to McCarthyism and beyond, in color. Included: racial unrest dividing the nation; Russia having a nuclear bomb; the Cold War; the brutal murder of 14-year-old black Chicagoan Emmett Till.
The 1960s: Revisit America during the turbulent 1960s, as we bring the dawn of modern America to colorful life. See rare archival films, iconic news footage, and home movies from a decade of revolution. Included: the first televised Presidential debate, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Vietnam War, the Civil Rights Movement, and the first man on the Moon.
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