America Goes to War: The Homefront in World War II is a10 part documentary series by director
This engrossing series that tells the story of the American people during World War II. Wartime newsreels, propaganda documentaries, movies, music and humour chronicle changes in American ideals, lifestyles and morals during the 1940s and 1950s. The story of the American people at war began in the highly acclaimed series ‘Between The Wars‘ (1978), and continues in this series narrated by journalist Eric Sevareid. Shocked into action by the bombing of Pearl Harbour, Americans respond with an exhilarating sense of common purpose and build the most powerful war production machine the world has ever known.
Wartime newsreels, propaganda documentaries, movies, music and humour chronicle changes in American ideals, lifestyles and morals, tracking the major movements in the lives of Americans during the 1940s and 1950s.
America Goes to War: The Homefront in World War II Series
- Episode 01: While the Storm Clouds Gather.
- Episode 02: Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition.
- Episode 03: Sacrifice and Shortages.
- Episode 04: A String of Pearls.
- Episode 05: On the Shady Side of the Street.
- Episode 06: Right in der Fuehrer’s Face.
- Episode 07: Thanks for the Memories.
- Episode 08. Accentuating the Positive.
- Episode 09: Mood Indigo: Blacks and Whites.
- Episode 10: It’s Been A Long, Long Time.
Production & Filming Details
- Janson Media (2001) (World-wide) (all media).
- Release Date: 27 January 1990 (US) and January 2001 (US).
- Rating: Unknown.
- Running Time: 60 minutes (per episode).
- Country: US.
- Language: English.