Origin of Everything

Why Do We Go to Prom?

Season 2 Episode 23 | 11m 1s | Video has closed captioning.

Prom has become the defining moment of many American students' high school experiences. But why has a single night of partying come to represent a crucial coming of age moment? Today, Danielle examines the history of prom and how Hollywood uses prom movies to critique or reenforce mainstream American Culture.

Aired: 08/02/19

Rating: NR


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