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20th Century Turning Points in U.S. History

Program 5: 1944-1952 (#105)

Program 5: 1944-1952
1944- D-Day “Operation Overlord”
1945- The U.S. Air Force Drops Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima
1947- The Marshall Plan for Europe
1950- President Truman Sends American Troops to the Aid of South Korea
1950-53- The Korean War
1951- Alan Freed Introduces Rock and Roll
[27 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: This new series highlights significant developments in science, art, politics, technology, and popular culture, providing a clear overview of the people and events that distinguished the twentieth century.

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