Duration: Twenty-six, 30-minute episodes
Producer: Dallas Community College
America’s Development After 1877
Transforming America takes students to the places where American history happened and gives voice to the people who lived
there. Each of the 26 episodes shows how the strengths of the medium - “sight and sound, color and motion” - carry us into the
human stories of choice and consequence that bring history to life.
The 26 half-hour programs of Transforming America include commentary from a rich array of scholars and participants.
These experts provide students and viewers with special insights and interpretations to enhance understanding of the
discussions topics. Recurring experts analyze themes and topics emphasized throughout the course – freedom, equality and
national identity, and how these qualities have been transformed during the 20th century and into the 21st century.
RECURRING EXPERTS –
Clayborne Carson, Stanford University
Eric Foner, Columbia University
David Gutierrez, University of California at San Diego
Alice Kessler-Harris, Columbia University
Patricia Limerick, University of Colorado
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