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This documentary takes a look back at the times and inventions for those who were born between 1961-81 who got to experience them and even inspire them to change the world as a result Generation X is a Documentary & Biography series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (7 episodes). The series first aired on February 14, 2016. It has mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.6.

Generation X is available for streaming on the National Geographic website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Generation X on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, iTunes online.

Sunday 10:00 PM et/pt on National Geographic
1 Season, 7 Episodes
February 14, 2016
Documentary & Biography
7.6/10
Cast: Christian Slater
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Generation X Full Episode Guide

  • Economic and social disruptions during the Generation X time period are explored.

  • A look at how the political consciousness of generation X evolved over several decades, especially in terms of race and women’s rights.

  • Born and raised when divorce rates began to rise, gen X-ers have redefined the institution of family in an era of constant social upheaval.

  • Raised in an era of economic and social disruption, Gen X become the ultimate disrupters.

  • Examining how advances in technology have profoundly shaped every aspect of Gen X-ers' lives and how Generation X has had to bridge the transition from the analog past and the digital future.

  • How decades of government corruption scandals like Iran Contra and the Pentagon Papers played a role in WikiLeaks, a product of Gen X?

  • Exploring how the generation between baby boomers and millennials became characterized as slackers.