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The Seventies is a Documentary series done by the cable network CNN that chronicles the decade of the Seventies. The documentary takes a look at the politics, entertainment and history of this decade. Some of the historical events covered in detail in the documentary is the controversy of Watergate, the killings at Kent State and the Massacre at the Munich Olympic games. The documentary also takes a look at the television of that era that included such groundbreaking TV programs as All in the Family, The Jeffersons and M.A.S.H.

The Seventies is a Documentary & Biography, History series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on June 11, 2015. It has mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.3.

The Seventies is available for streaming on the CNN website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Seventies on demand at HBO Max online.

Thursdays 9:00 PM et/pt on CNN
1 Season, 8 Episodes
June 11, 2015
Documentary & Biography, History
8.3/10
Cast: Douglas Brinkley, Chris Connelly, Tim Naftali, Rick Perlstein
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The Seventies Full Episode Guide

  • The show looks at how American popular music exploded into new formats and how established artists discovered new creative voices.

  • Hijackings, kidnappings and bombings introduce the concept of terrorism to America in the 1970s, an era plagued by violence.

  • The country starts to undergo a dramatic shift of sexual mores, customs as well as gender roles.

  • Violent crimes increase across the United States during the 1970s.

  • The show looks at how the country dealt with the effects and impact on the nation as the Vietnam War came to an end.

  • A badly executed political burglary sees Richard Nixon being the only president in the history of the United States to resign whilst in office.

  • The 1970s were known for extremes, perhaps nowhere more than on television. PBS and C-SPAN launched, but so did "The Love Boat" and "Three's Company." Look back at some of the programs and personalities that defined television in the decade.