The twentieth century

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  • Creator Columbia Broadcasting System
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Publication
    • United States : Columbia Broadcasting System, 1957-1966
  • Physical Details
    • 117 film reels of 117 (17000 ft.) : sound, black and white ; 16mm print
  • OCLC ocn307603608, ocn307603585
  • Credits
    • Narrator, Walter Cronkite
    • Producer, Isaac Kleinerman
  • Finding Aids
    • For information on individual episodes, see film list


  • No duplication or public screening without consent of copyright holder.


  • One hundred seventeen episodes of The Twentieth Century which depicted events and issues both nationally and globally of the twentieth century. This series was narrated by Walter Cronkite.


  • DC 411-512, DC 749-761, and DD 317 forms part of the Isaac Kleinerman Papers, also described in this catalog.
  • DD 632 forms part of the Gaylord Nelson Papers, also described in this catalog.
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