From Emmy Award-winning executive producers Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman and Mark Herzog comes a CNN Original Series Event, 1968: The Year That Changed America. The four-part series looks back 50 years at 1968, a year marked by seismic shifts in American politics, social movements, global relations and cultural icons who forever changed the modern-day landscape. Never-before-seen archival footage and contemporary interviews with journalists, historians, and notable figures tell the story. The docuseries maps the tumultuous events of the entire year in chronological order. Taking place against the backdrop of the Vietnam War, the civil rights struggle, tectonic changes in society and a presidential election, 1968 features larger-than-life characters like President Lyndon Johnson, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Senator Robert F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon, George Wallace, hippies and yippies, soldiers and students, bra-burners and values voters. It is a year like no other in history, retold as never before.

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Released: May 27, 2018
Runtime: 60 min
Genres: History
Countries: United States
Companies: CNN

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