The Nineties (2017)
9 Jul. 2017The One About TV
From executive producers Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, and Mark Herzog, in association with HBO, CNN's Original Series "The Nineties" explores the decade that gave us the Internet, DVDs, and other cultural and political milestones.
23 Jul. 2017Can We All Get Along?
The Clarence Thomas/Anita Hill hearings; racially fueled events like Al Sharpton and the Crown Height riots; Rodney King and the LA riots; OJ Simpson and his murder trial.
30 Jul. 2017New World Order
U.S. and international politics in the 1990s including the Gulf War of 1991, the fall of the Soviet Union, and the 1992 U.S. presidential election between George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton.
6 Aug. 2017Terrorism Hits Home
Major terrorist acts that occurred in the 1990s are covered, including the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center, the Olympic Bombing in Centennial Park, the multiple bombings by the Unabomber Ted Kaczynski, the Columbine High School shootings, the terrorist acts by Osama Bin Laden, and the Oklahoma City Bombing.
13 Aug. 2017The Information Age
Society's adoption of the Internet; Microsoft, browser wars, and the antitrust case brought against Microsoft; the Apple saga; online commerce and dot-com retailers such as Amazon and eBay; the hysteria surrounding Y2K.