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SEGMENTS
(abbreviated titles)

  1900-1930
       
  Closing of the Frontier
  Scientific Racism
  The Children's Bureau
  Middletown
  Recent Social Trends

  1930-1960
       
  The Great Depression
  The Gallup Poll
  World War II
  Suburban Nation
  Sexual Behavior

  1960-2000
       
  The Feminine Mystique
  The Moynihan Report
  Broken Windows
  Stagflation/Deregulation
  Middletown IV
  Census 2000

   

 

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FMC Program Segments 1930-1960
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World War II: the Homefront
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David M. Kennedy

David M. Kennedy
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David M. Kennedy is a Professor of History at Stanford University. 

He is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War 1929-1945, which discusses how the New Deal redressed income and job insecurity after the Depression. Professor Kennedy also wrote The American Spirit Since 1865, and Over Here: the First World War and American Society.


William O'Neill is a Professor of History at Rutgers University. 

He is the author of A Democracy at War: America’s Fight at Home and Abroad in World War II; American High: The Years of Confidence 1945-1960; and Coming Apart: An Informal History of America in the 1960’s. Professor O’Neill has also written on the history of divorce, feminism, and the 1960’s.

William O'Neill

William O'Neill
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William Julius Wilson

William Julius Wilson
Interview
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William Julius Wilson is a University Professor at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He is a past president of American Sociological Association and recipient of the National Medal of Science. 

He is the author of Power, Racism, and Privilege; The Declining Significance of Race; The Truly Disadvantaged; and When Work Disappears. His most recent book, The Bridge over the Racial Divide is a call for inter-racial coalition-building to effect social change.


Alice Kessler-Harris is a Professor of History at Columbia University. 

She is the author of Out to Work: A History of Wage-Earning Women in the United States. She is a co-editor of Past Imperfect: Alternative Essays in American History.

Alice Kessler-Harris

Alice Kessler-Harris
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