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The Cars that Made America : Part 3 / A&E Networks.

Infobase, (film distributor.). A&E Networks (Firm) (Added Author).

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Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 26 min., 21 sec)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : A&E Networks, [2017]
  • Distributor: New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released by A&E Networks, 2017.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on August 28, 2018.
Formatted Contents Note:
World War II (10:04); New Leadership at Ford (8:05); Post-War Auto Manufacturing (10:13); Hot Rods (9:32); Building Faster and Safer Cars (9:13); Horsepower Wars (10:09); Ford Pinto and Chevy Vega (8:57); Chrysler Bailout (5:51); Introducing the DeLorean (5:50); Future of Automobiles (5:43); Credits: The Cars that Made America (0:25);
Restrictions on Access Note:
Access requires authentication through Films On Demand.
Summary, etc.:
In the aftermath of WWII, America is moving to the suburbs, fueling a huge demand for new cars. But The Big Three spent the war building weapons and vehicles for the Allies, and haven't made a new car in years.
Target Audience Note:
9 - 12, Academic/AP
System Details Note:
Streaming video file.
System requirements: FOD playback pltform.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Source of Description Note:
Title from distributor's description
Subject: Business.
Economics.
Reconstruction (1939-1951).
World War, 1939-1945.
Genre: Streaming videos.
Internet videos.
Topic Heading: Films on Demand > Business and Economics Collection

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