The Century: America's Time (1999– )

Not RatedTV Mini-series750 min.Documentary
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SUMMARY
Peter Jennings hosts this 15 part documentary that chronicles the defining events of the 20th century. Through archive footage and hundreds of interviews the series examines 100 years of American history from the influx of immigrants in 1900 to the late 90s explosion of technology and mass communication. Written By Jerry Roberts  Less
SEASONS
1 See all »
YEAR
1999 See all »

Filmmakers (8)

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Cast

NAMESTARMETEREPISODE COUNTYEARS
  • Peter Jennings's primary photoPeter Jennings Himself - Host-Narrator  Less 59,351 15 1999
  • John Updike's primary photoJohn Updike Himself - Author / Himself  Less 128,168 4 1999
  • Stephen Ambrose's primary photoStephen Ambrose Himself - Historian  Less 79,138 3 1999
  • Neil Simon's primary photoNeil Simon Himself / Himself - Playwright / Himself - Playwrite  Less 19,982 3 1999
  • Charles Champlin's primary photoCharles Champlin Himself / Himself - Critic  Less 217,380 2 1999
  • Ossie Davis's primary photoOssie Davis Himself  Less 12,556 2 1999
  • Paul Fussell's primary photoPaul Fussell Himself - Historian / Himself - WWII Veteran  Less 325,280 2 1999
  • Marty Glickman's primary photoMarty Glickman Himself / Himself - U.S. Olympic Athlete  Less 7,430,835 2 1999
  • Julia Glut's primary photoJulia Glut Herself  Less 3,488,970 2 1999
  • David Halberstam's primary photoDavid Halberstam Himself  Less 297,043 2 1999
  • Dennis Hopper's primary photoDennis Hopper Himself / Himself - Actor  Less 2,800 2 1999
  • Janet Leigh's primary photoJanet Leigh Herself  Less 3,185 2 1999
  • David McCullough's primary photoDavid McCullough Himself - Historian / Himself - historian  Less 22,607 2 1999
  • Henry Metelmann's primary photoHenry Metelmann Himself / Himself - Former Hitler Youth  Less 5,848,199 2 1999
  • Mickey Spillane's primary photoMickey Spillane Himself / Himself - Author  Less 26,968 2 1999
  • Henry Villard's primary photoHenry Villard Himself  Less 1,008,031 2 1999
  • Buzz Aldrin's primary photoBuzz Aldrin Himself - Astronaut  Less 20,782 1 1999
  • Bill Bailey's primary photoBill Bailey Himself  Less 4,365,674 1 1999
  • Melba Beals's primary photoMelba Beals Herself - one of the Little Rock Nine  Less 7,850,181 1 1999
  • Marvin Belli's primary photoMarvin Belli Himself  Less 773,983 1 1999
  • Frank Bolden's primary photoFrank Bolden Himself  Less 6,419,739 1 1999
  • Julian Bond's primary photoJulian Bond Himself - Civil Rights Activist  Less 153,002 1 1999
  • Stanley Brozek's primary photoStanley Brozek Himself  Less 2,963,328 1 1999
  • Pat Buchanan's primary photoPat Buchanan Himself - Presidential Speech Writer  Less 183,024 1 1999
  • Eileen Burns's primary photoEileen Burns Herself  Less 5,890,297 1 1999
  • Thomas Burns's primary photoThomas Burns Himself - AFL-CIO  Less 5,016,966 1 1999
  • Sid Caesar's primary photoSid Caesar Himself  Less 11,307 1 1999
  • Phil Caputo's primary photoPhil Caputo Himself - Vietnam Vet  Less 878,579 1 1999
  • Dick Clark's primary photoDick Clark Himself - American Bandstand Host  Less 18,926 1 1999
  • William Collins's primary photoWilliam Collins Himself  Less 2,978,687 1 1999
  • John Milton Cooper's primary photoJohn Milton Cooper Himself  Less 2,877,884 1 1999
  • Sam Darcy's primary photoSam Darcy Himself  Less 1,227,835 1 1999
  • Corneal Davis's primary photoCorneal Davis Himself  Less 1,547,066 1 1999
  • Inge Deutschkron's primary photoInge Deutschkron Herself - German Jew  Less 1,586,924 1 1999
  • E.L. Doctorow's primary photoE.L. Doctorow Himself  Less 117,972 1 1999
  • Hans J. Fabian's primary photoHans J. Fabian Himself - German Jew  Less 4,744,355 1 1999
  • Margareta Fischer's primary photoMargareta Fischer Herself  Less 6,580,363 1 1999
  • Ted Francis's primary photoTed Francis Interviewee  Less 6,345,489 1 1999
  • Mary Gale's primary photoMary Gale Herself  Less 1,640,036 1 1999
  • Leonard Garment's primary photoLeonard Garment Himself  Less 5,139,902 1 1999
  • Lillian Hall Gerdau's primary photoLillian Hall Gerdau Herself  Less 5,190,844 1 1999
  • Bunny Gibson's primary photoBunny Gibson Herself - American Bandstand Dancer  Less 97,443 1 1999
  • David Ginsburg's primary photoDavid Ginsburg Himself - assistant to FDR  Less 5,312,731 1 1999
  • Walter Girardin's primary photoWalter Girardin Himself  Less 6,538,639 1 1999
  • John Glenn's primary photoJohn Glenn Himself - Astronaut  Less 85,625 1 1999
  • William Goehner's primary photoWilliam Goehner Himself  Less 6,371,910 1 1999
  • Doris Kearns Goodwin's primary photoDoris Kearns Goodwin Herself - Historian  Less 89,096 1 1999
  • Lee Grant's primary photoLee Grant Herself - Actress  Less 9,443 1 1999
  • Ernest Green's primary photoErnest Green Himself - one of the Little Rock Nine  Less 979,890 1 1999
  • Jeff Greenfield's primary photoJeff Greenfield Himself - Journalist  Less 308,491 1 1999
  • Mabel Griep's primary photoMabel Griep Herself  Less 6,986,421 1 1999
  • Lucy Haessler's primary photoLucy Haessler Herself  Less 7,966,082 1 1999
  • Clara Hancox's primary photoClara Hancox Herself  Less 768,727 1 1999
  • Egon Hanfstaengl's primary photoEgon Hanfstaengl Himself - Son Hitler Press Chief  Less 458,569 1 1999
  • Hugh Hefner's primary photoHugh Hefner Himself - Publisher  Less 12,201 1 1999
  • Robert Heide's primary photoRobert Heide Himself  Less 1,284,090 1 1999
  • Ernst Heller's primary photoErnst Heller Himself  Less 8,300,412 1 1999
  • Thomas P. Hughes's primary photoThomas P. Hughes Himself  Less 7,837,348 1 1999
  • Nguyen Hung's primary photoNguyen Hung Himself - North Vietnam Soldier  Less 3,911,880 1 1999
  • Lorine Hyer's primary photoLorine Hyer Herself  Less 2,551,817 1 1999
  • Loomis Irish's primary photoLoomis Irish Himself - Television Executive  Less 2,492,213 1 1999
  • Andrew Jakomas's primary photoAndrew Jakomas Himself  Less 1,343,479 1 1999
  • Ella Johnson's primary photoElla Johnson Herself - WWII Welder  Less 3,296,160 1 1999
  • Miriam Johnson's primary photoMiriam Johnson Herself  Less 6,767,076 1 1999
  • Bob Jones's primary photoBob Jones Himself - Former Vietnam P.O.W.  Less 6,240,518 1 1999
  • James Lackey's primary photoJames Lackey Himself  Less 3,239,313 1 1999
  • Hal Lefcourt's primary photoHal Lefcourt Himself  Less 4,420,627 1 1999
  • William Leuchtenburg's primary photoWilliam Leuchtenburg Himself  Less 617,222 1 1999
  • Alfred Levitt's primary photoAlfred Levitt Himself  Less 5,924,225 1 1999
  • Robert Lochner's primary photoRobert Lochner Himself  Less 5,527,280 1 1999
  • Margaret MacLaury's primary photoMargaret MacLaury Herself - WWII Worker  Less 6,307,162 1 1999
  • Dennis Mannion's primary photoDennis Mannion Himself - Vietnam Vet  Less 3,091,657 1 1999
  • Michael Matrinko's primary photoMichael Matrinko Himself  Less 1,625,049 1 1999
  • Steve McCormick's primary photoSteve McCormick Himself - Radio Announcer  Less 797,109 1 1999
  • Robert McIntosh's primary photoRobert McIntosh Himself - WWII Veteran  Less 4,409,677 1 1999
  • Craig Mitchell's primary photoCraig Mitchell Himself  Less 4,675,150 1 1999
  • Robert Mitchum's primary photoRobert Mitchum Himself - Interviewee  Less 3,881 1 1999
  • Dave Moore's primary photoDave Moore Himself - Auto Worker  Less 8,552,892 1 1999
  • Ray Moskow's primary photoRay Moskow Himself - Former IBM Salesman  Less 6,825,495 1 1999
  • Charles Muscatine's primary photoCharles Muscatine Himself  Less 2,313,232 1 1999
  • Doris Muscatine's primary photoDoris Muscatine Herself  Less 8,558,276 1 1999
  • Carl Mydans's primary photoCarl Mydans Himself - WPA Photographer  Less 1,819,277 1 1999
  • Don Newcombe's primary photoDon Newcombe Himself  Less 624,694 1 1999
  • Harriet Osborn's primary photoHarriet Osborn Herself  Less 5,278,347 1 1999
  • Peter Pechel's primary photoPeter Pechel Himself  Less 6,929,427 1 1999
  • Geoffrey Perret's primary photoGeoffrey Perret Himself  Less 972,431 1 1999
  • Sam Phillips's primary photoSam Phillips Himself - Music Executive  Less 236,728 1 1999
  • Lloyd Price's primary photoLloyd Price Himself - Musician  Less 253,157 1 1999
  • Fred Reif's primary photoFred Reif Himself - German Jew  Less 6,922,475 1 1999
  • Carl Reiner's primary photoCarl Reiner Himself - TV Writer  Less 3,429 1 1999
  • Marty Rosenblum's primary photoMarty Rosenblum Himself  Less 7,971,652 1 1999
  • Giles Ryan's primary photoGiles Ryan Himself  Less 5,777,985 1 1999
  • James San Jule's primary photoJames San Jule Himself  Less 3,229,765 1 1999
  • Steve Schwartz's primary photoSteve Schwartz Himself - Anti-War Archivist  Less 6,860,019 1 1999
  • Martin Scorsese's primary photoMartin Scorsese Himself - Interviewee  Less 465 1 1999
  • Neal Shine's primary photoNeal Shine Himself - Newspaper Publisher  Less 2,575,365 1 1999
  • Truman Springer's primary photoTruman Springer Himself - Vietnam Vet  Less 1,294,727 1 1999
  • Karla Stept's primary photoKarla Stept Herself - Austrian Jew  Less 7,752,462 1 1999
  • George Stevens Jr.'s primary photoGeorge Stevens Jr. Himself - Film Director  Less 125,604 1 1999
  • Oliver Stone's primary photoOliver Stone Himself - Vietnam Vet  Less 3,965 1 1999
  • Anne Thompson's primary photoAnne Thompson Herself  Less 3,752,967 1 1999
  • Robert Towne's primary photoRobert Towne Himself - Screenwriter  Less 21,085 1 1999
  • Jack Trachsel's primary photoJack Trachsel Himself  Less 7,915,352 1 1999
  • Robert Trout's primary photoRobert Trout Himself  Less 1,101,347 1 1999
  • Norman Vaughn's primary photoNorman Vaughn Himself  Less 1,683,730 1 1999
  • Joachim Von Elbe's primary photoJoachim Von Elbe Himself - German Civilian  Less 3,601,975 1 1999
  • Violet Vrooman's primary photoViolet Vrooman Herself - Boeing Factory Worker  Less 4,064,925 1 1999
  • Donald Walde's primary photoDonald Walde Himself  Less 6,060,284 1 1999
  • Eudora Welty's primary photoEudora Welty Herself  Less 282,669 1 1999
  • Tom Wicker's primary photoTom Wicker Himself - Journalist  Less 889,614 1 1999
  • Bill Wilkinson's primary photoBill Wilkinson Himself  Less 1,925,175 1 1999
  • William Jennings Bryan's primary photoWilliam Jennings Bryan Himself ("Boom to Bust - 1920-1929") (archive footage)  Less 418,248
  • Neville Chamberlain's primary photoNeville Chamberlain Himself ("Over the Edge, 1936-1941") (archive footage)  Less 151,428
  • Clarence Darrow's primary photoClarence Darrow Himself ("Boom to Bust - 1920-1929") (archive footage)  Less 545,572
  • Duke Ellington's primary photoDuke Ellington Himself ("Boom to Bust - 1920-1929") (archive footage)  Less 40,889
  • Ted Francis's primary photoTed Francis Interviewee ("Shell Shock, 1914-1919")  Less 2,779,351
  • George Gershwin's primary photoGeorge Gershwin Himself ("Boom to Bust - 1920-1929") (archive footage)  Less 24,094
  • Hermann Göring's primary photoHermann Göring Himself - at the nuremberg trials (archive footage)  Less 132,193
  • Rudolf Hess's primary photoRudolf Hess Himself - at the nuremberg trials (archive footage)  Less 216,224
  • Hirohito's primary photoHirohito Himself - atop his horse (archive footage)  Less 356,881
  • Herbert Hoover's primary photoHerbert Hoover Himself ("Boom to Bust" - 1920-1929 and "Stormy Weather", 1930-1935) (archive footage)  Less 240,876
  • Kaiser Wilhelm II's primary photoKaiser Wilhelm II Himself ("Shell Shock, 1914-1919") (archive footage)  Less 77,741
  • Robin D.G. Kelley's primary photoRobin D.G. Kelley Himself  Less 135,309
  • V.I. Lenin's primary photoV.I. Lenin Himself ("Shell Shock, 1914-1919") (archive footage)  Less 98,225
  • Charles A. Lindbergh's primary photoCharles A. Lindbergh Himself ("Boom to Bust - 1920-1929") (archive footage)  Less 135,778
  • William McKinley's primary photoWilliam McKinley Himself ("Shell Shock, 1914-1919") (archive footage)  Less 174,858 1 1999
  • Edward R. Murrow's primary photoEdward R. Murrow Himself ("Civilians at War, 1941-1945") (archive footage)  Less 95,312
  • Theodore Roosevelt's primary photoTheodore Roosevelt Himself ("Shell Shock, 1914-1919") (archive footage)  Less 85,483
  • Babe Ruth's primary photoBabe Ruth Himself ("Boom to Bust - 1920-1929") (archive footage)  Less 35,624
  • John Thomas Scopes's primary photoJohn Thomas Scopes Himself ("Boom to Bust - 1920-1929") (archive footage)  Less 668,922
  • Bessie Smith's primary photoBessie Smith Herself ("Boom to Bust - 1920-1929") (archive footage)  Less 120,751
  • Kate Smith's primary photoKate Smith Herself ("Over the Edge, 1936-1941") (archive footage)  Less 56,808
  • Woodrow Wilson's primary photoWoodrow Wilson Himself ("Shell Shock, 1914-1919") (archive footage)  Less 154,540
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