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Season 1

11 Jun. 2015
Television Gets Real
As a reaction to the sugar-infused shows of the 60's, television in the 70's was radical, ground-breaking and experimental. Television got real.
18 Jun. 2015
The United States vs. Nixon
A poorly executed political burglary leads Richard Nixon to be the only president in the history of the United States to resign while in office.
25 Jun. 2015
Peace with Honor
Traumatized by Vietnam on both the political left and right, the U.S. withdraws troops and tries to deal with a polarizing, unpopular war's aftermath.
9 Jul. 2015
Crimes & Cults
Cult killings like the Manson Family murders and serial killers such as The Zodiac, The Hillside Strangler, John Wayne Gacy and the Son of Sam have the nation gripped in fear as crime and murder dramatically rise throughout the decade.
16 Jul. 2015
The State of the Union Is Not Good
A raging recession and rising inflation doom Gerald Fords presidency, but Jimmy Carter's following administration suffers through the same economic strife as well as a crippling energy crisis and the Iranian hostage crisis.
23 Jul. 2015
Battle of the Sexes
The Women's Liberation Movement sweeps the country in the 70's. Women gain an improved empowerment with the Equal Rights Amendment. And a sexual revolution changes women's roles in sexual freedom's, birth control and relationships.
30 Jul. 2015
Terror at Home and Abroad
Global terrorism is on the rise and is brought to every home in America through ever increasing media coverage. The Weather Underground, Symbionese Liberation Army, hijackings and the attacks at the 72' Olympic Games in Munich are covered.
13 Aug. 2015
What's Goin' On
The music scene of the 70's explodes with new sounds and style thanks to the emergence of a wealth of talented musicians coming into their own. Also, The Beatles breakup but they all remain successful with solo careers.

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