1953-1960: Happy Days 

Not Rated | | Documentary | Episode aired 21 April 1999
Americans revel in their newfound prosperity amid McCarthy Era witch-hunts. Rock N Roll dominates the airwaves and blacks begin to make progress in their battle to end segregation.

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Justin Sturken

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Episode credited cast:
Stephen Ambrose Stephen Ambrose ... Himself - Historian
Melba Beals Melba Beals ... Herself - one of the Little Rock Nine
Julian Bond ... Himself - Civil Rights Activist
Dick Clark ... Himself - American Bandstand Host
Dwight D. Eisenhower ... Himself - U.S. President (archive footage)
Orval Faubus Orval Faubus ... Himself - Arkansas Governor (archive footage)
Bunny Gibson ... Herself - American Bandstand Dancer
Ernest Green Ernest Green ... Himself - one of the Little Rock Nine
Jeff Greenfield ... Himself - Journalist
David Halberstam ... Himself
Bill Haley ... Himself (archive footage)
Hugh Hefner ... Himself - Publisher (as Hugh M. Hefner)
Loomis Irish Loomis Irish ... Himself - Television Executive
Peter Jennings ... Himself - Host-Narrator
Martin Luther King ... Himself (archive footage)
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Americans revel in their newfound prosperity amid McCarthy Era witch-hunts. Rock N Roll dominates the airwaves and blacks begin to make progress in their battle to end segregation.

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