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The 1950s

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America in Color: The 1950s

Full Episode | 48:00

Join us as we revisit the 1950s in color, when families reaped unprecedented riches, teens discovered rock 'n' roll, and a nation found itself in the throes of civil unrest and on the losing end of the Space Race.

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    • Thursday
    • 4:00pm
    Aug 24
    • Tuesday
    • 7:00pm
    Aug 29
    • Sunday
    • 2:00am
    Sep 03

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It's a decade many consider to be America's glory years, despite fearful conflicts at home and abroad. Join us as we revisit the 1950s, when families reaped unprecedented riches, teens discovered rock 'n' roll, and a nation found itself in the throes of civil unrest and on the losing end of the Space Race. Through digital colorization, we present the most significant moments of this incredible decade like they've never been shown before, including the Korean War, the Little Rock Nine, Elvis Presley, and more.

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