The Search for America Films, 1959

Summary Information

Title: The Search for America Films
Inclusive Dates: 1959

  • KETC-TV (Television station: Saint Louis, Mo.)
Call Number: CA 001-CA 027

Quantity: 27 film reels (16 mm)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

The Search for America was a thirty-three episode television series about the human condition and living in the United States. Various experts weigh in on the social landscape of America. Topics include crime and delinquency; problems in education; human happiness; existentialism; mental health problems; America's morality; foreign aid and relations; science; and issues with race. Each film is approximately 30 minutes in length in black and white with sound.


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Language: English

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