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American Experience

Wed. Mar 23, 1:00 AM
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American Experience

Thu. Mar 24, 4:00 AM
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American Experience

Fri. Mar 25, 2:00 AM
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Fear and the Great Depression

By the time of the "War of the Worlds" broadcast in 1938, U.S. citizens had been suffering through the Great Depression for nearly ten years. In his 1933 inaugural address, FDR recognized that the dominant mood of the country in the 1930s was not anger or resentment at the capitalist system but in fact was shame and fear.
alt title War of the Worlds Premieres October 29, 9pm - the 75th anniversary of The Panic Broadcast! Would the broadcast have fooled you?
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ABOUT AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Television's most-watched history series, American Experience has been hailed as "peerless" (Wall Street Journal), "the most consistently enriching program on television" (Chicago Tribune), and "a beacon of intelligence and purpose" (Houston Chronicle). On air and online, the series brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that have shaped America's past and present.

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American Experience Showtimes

American Experience Wed. Mar 23 at 1:00 AM WGBX 44
American Experience Thu. Mar 24 at 4:00 AM WGBX 44
American Experience Fri. Mar 25 at 2:00 AM WGBX 44
American Experience Fri. Mar 25 at 7:00 PM WGBH WORLD
American Experience Sat. Mar 26 at 12:00 AM WGBH WORLD
American Experience Sat. Mar 26 at 8:00 AM WGBH WORLD
American Experience Sat. Mar 26 at 2:00 PM WGBH WORLD

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