People's Century Home Page

As the twentieth century rushes toward its conclusion, People's Century looks back at the story of our times. This twenty-six part television series, broadcast on PBS, offers new insight into the turbulent events of these hundred years through the revealing personal testimony of the people who were there.

Access content related to specific episodes, including interviews, teacher's guides, stories, and program descriptions

About this Web Site
Information for teachers as well as the general audience

About the Series
Series overview, broadcast schedule, program descriptions, biographies

Your Stories
Read and/or submit personal or ancestral accounts relevant to the topics covered in People's Century

See the relative time span of each episode and highlights of signifcant world events

Thematic Overview
An interactive overview that provides quick access to information about the programs

Teacher's Guide
Discussion questions to help students in viewing the programs, as well as a classroom activity

How to order video tapes and the book

Tell us what you think of the series, or about this Web site.

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