Project XX examines American life in the 1930s from the Depression and election of Franklin D. Roosevelt to the eve of World War II.

Director:

Donald B. Hyatt

Writers:

Henry Salomon (based on a concept of), Richard Hanser

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Episode credited cast:
Alexander Scourby ... Himself - Narrator
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Benchley ... Humorist (archive footage)
Adolf A. Berle Adolf A. Berle ... Himself - FDR's Brain Trust (archive footage)
Father Coughlin ... Himself - Priest & Activist (archive footage)
Duchess of Windsor ... Herself - Duke of WIndsor's Wife (archive footage) (as Wallis Simpson)
Duke of Windsor ... Himself - Former King of England (archive footage)
James A. Farley James A. Farley ... Himself - Politician (archive footage)
Bruno Richard Hauptmann Bruno Richard Hauptmann ... Himself - Kidnapper (archive footage)
Hirohito ... Himself - Emperor of Japan (archive footage)
Adolf Hitler ... Himself - German Leader (archive footage)
Herbert Hoover ... Himself - President (archive footage)
Louis Howe Louis Howe ... Himself - Politician (archive footage)
Cordell Hull Cordell Hull ... Himself - Secretary of State (archive footage)
Harold L. Ickes ... Himself - Secretary of the Interior (archive footage)
Hugh Samuel Johnson Hugh Samuel Johnson ... Himself - National Recovery Administration (archive footage)
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Project XX examines American life in the 1930s from the Depression and election of Franklin D. Roosevelt to the eve of World War II.

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Release Date:

16 October 1959 (USA) See more »

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Connections

Edited from Back in the Thirties (1957) See more »

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