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The Sixties

Documentary History Rated: 7+ (TV-PG)2014 - 20141 SeasonSeries EndedOn: Netflix 

The space race, the cold war, "free love," civil rights and more: The decade of the 1960s shaped our history -- and changed the world. In collaboration with Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman and Mark Herzog, CNN explores perhaps the most transformative decade of the modern era in a 10-part documentary series and brings new insights into how those events shaped today.The Sixties featuring Walter Cronkite and Tom Hanks has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Netflix. It's a documentary and history show with 10 episodes over 1 season. The Sixties is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.5 (1,082 votes).

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The Sixties has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.5 (1,082 votes). The show is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Season 1

Season 01, Episode 01 Television Comes of Age (1960 - 1969)

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May 30, 2014
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Television Comes of Age (1960 - 1969) May 30, 2014 Americans gathered around “the tube,” to be informed and entertained by the news, The Twilight Zone, The Fugitive, I Dream of Jeannie, Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In, and more. Tom Hanks, Sally Field, Dick and Tom Smothers, Carol Burnett, Dick Cavett, Diahann Carroll, Carl Reiner, Vince Gilligan, Petula Clark and others describe how the ground-breaking, rule-breaking, norm-bending dramas, historical events, and sitcoms reflected and influenced who we were.

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Season 01, Episode 02 The World on the Brink (1960 – 1963)

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Jun 6, 2014
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The World on the Brink (1960 – 1963) Jun 6, 2014 The heady days of Camelot were clouded by the political and military tensions between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. Marvin Kalb, Richard Reeves, Robert Dallek, Sergei Khrushchev and more explain how close the Bay of Pigs and Cuban Missile Crisis brought us all to World War III – and how two nuclear superpowers moved from near confrontation to the Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.

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Season 01, Episode 03 The Assassination of Kennedy (1963 - 1969)

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Jun 13, 2014
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The Assassination of Kennedy (1963 - 1969) Jun 13, 2014 A documentary examining the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963. Included: a look at the conclusions drawn from the Warren Report; and eyewitness testimony. Remarks by: historians Robert Dallek and Robert Caro; journalists Robert MacNeil and Dan Rather; and Alexandra Zapruder, whose grandfather captured the assassination on film.

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Season 01, Episode 04 The War in Vietnam (1961 – 1968)

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Jun 20, 2014
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The War in Vietnam (1961 – 1968) Jun 20, 2014 From just several hundred advisors at the start of the decade, to more than 550,000 American troops by the end of it, the escalation of the war in Vietnam – and the fighting and the dying – brought social and political polarization back home. It was also televised – and, the more Americans saw of the war, the more unpopular the conflict became. Tim O’Brien, Frederik Logeval, Karl Marlantes, Neil Sheehan, Andrew Bacevich, George Herring, Tom Hayden, and Philip Caputo discuss the Gulf of Tonkin, and LBJ, for this most complex of American stories.

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Season 01, Episode 05 A Long March to Freedom (1960 – 1968)

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Jun 27, 2014
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A Long March to Freedom (1960 – 1968) Jun 27, 2014 Selma, Birmingham, and the March on Washington are reexamined by eyewitnesses to history. Diane Nash, U.S. Rep. John Lewis, U.S. Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Rev. C.T. Vivian, Bob Moses, Diane McWhorter, Taylor Branch, David Garrow, and Isabel Wilkerson give critical context to the lunch counter sit-ins, Freedom Rides, Freedom Summer, integration, and the Children’s Crusade for the moral mission of the Civil Rights Movement.

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Season 01, Episode 06 The British Invasion (1964 - 1967)

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Jul 11, 2014
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The British Invasion (1964 - 1967) Jul 11, 2014 Clips of performances by British bands of the 1960s, including Manfred Mann, the Animals, Peter and Gordon, Joe Cocker, Traffic, Procol Harum, the Troggs, the Kinks, the Yardbirds, the Hollies, and Gerry and the Pacemakers. Host: Casey Kasem.

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Season 01, Episode 07 The Space Race (1960 – 1969)

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Jul 25, 2014
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The Space Race (1960 – 1969) Jul 25, 2014 Astronaut and NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Mike Massimino and Dave Scott, and Walter Issacson, Douglas Brinkley, Tom Wolfe, Andy Chaikin, and Tom Hanks describe the greatest adventure story of all time. The “giant leap” pushed the boundaries of exploration to an unprecedented frontier, inspiring inventions and imaginations around the world for generations.

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