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Freedom!

A documentary series chronicling the epic journey of America's commitment to liberty and the idea of freedom. Based on the book series A History of US by Joy Hakim. c2003. 52 min. each installment
Episode 14: In the 1950s and early '60s a freedom movement emerges with the purpose of ending segregation and racism against African-Americans becoming the most effective social revolution in U.S. history. It also examines the presidency of John F. Kennedy and the rise of the National Farm Workers Association. Episode 15: Looks at Lyndon B. Johnson, his presidency and the Vietnam War, during a decade that threatened to tear the country apart. Episode 16: Continues to explore advances made in the Civil Rights Movement and desegregation and looks at the ensuing presidencies. Concludes with the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001 and at what may become the next issues in America's freedom struggle.