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20th Century Turning Points in U.S. History

Program 8: 1973-1999 (#108)

Program 8: 1973–1999
1973- Second Battle of Wounded Knee
1973- Roe v. Wade
1976- Personal Computers Herald the Post Industrial Age
1983- The Grenada Conflict
1987- Alan Greenspan Becomes Chairman of the Federal Reserve
1990- The Gulf War Demonstrates American Military Supremacy
1991- The End of the Cold War
1994- Whitewater Leads to the Impeachment of President Clinton
1999- Y2K Ends the American Century
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Series Description: This new series highlights significant developments in science, art, politics, technology, and popular culture, providing a clear overview of the people and events that distinguished the twentieth century.

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