The US through the 20th Century
Stage One: The Progressive Era
01/27/01: Pancho Villa: The man, the myth, the legend
01/27/01: When War Intrudes Upon Love and Health
Stage Two: The Roaring 20's & Great Depression
01/31/01: A Favorite American Sport
01/31/01: Unearthing a Dirty Secret
02/10/01: Making a run for the border
02/14/01: Girls Just Want to Have Fun
02/21/01: Hey, I've Got an Idea: Ship Them All Back To Mexico
Stage Three: World War To Cold War
02/28/01: An Event That Lives In Infamy
03/03/01: A big, bad bully - and it's not who you think it is!
03/07/01: Movie at 10: Communists Invade Hollywood!
03/10/01: That's not just an orange you are eating. It's history
Stage Four: America In Upheaval
03/14/01: You Say You Want a Revolution
03/17/01: Violence, tension and struggle: A less than civil Rights Movement
04/04/01: Irene - The Vietnam War Part 1 Irene gives some background for the Vietnam War and meets with Vietnam Veterans to try to figure out what the heck the fighting was all about.
04/04/01: Irene - The Vietnam War Part 2 Irene continues her discussions from her meetings with Vietnam Veterans and contemplates its legacy on the American psyche.
04/07/01:Irene - FBI spies, Pigasus for President and Yippie hippies Irene continues her discussions from her meetings with Vietnam Veterans and contemplates its legacy on the American psyche.
Stage Five: The US at the New Millenium
04/18/01:Religion to the Rescue Irene looks at the beliefs and rise of the Religious Right and visits Pat Robertson's 700 Club in Virginia Beach.
04/25/01:What's Skin Color Got to Do With Education? Irene examines affirmative action, one of the most controversial issues afflicting both higher education and high schools across the country.
04/25/01:Title: Music Makes the Bourgeoisie and the Rebel Come Together Irene grooves to punk, disco and hip-hop and looks at the way music shaped the 1970s and 80's.
04/28/01:Irene - Don't mess with Texas or 'Old Sparky' may call for you!Irene speaks with the families of both victims and prisoners to examine the emotional cost of the death penalty.
05/02/01:Sassy Girls Are Still Around Irene looks at alternative media for teenage girls, and criticizes magazines like 'Seventeen' in favor of straight-talkers like 'Sassy,' 'Bitch' and 'Bust'.
05/05/01:Irene - Baby, I was born to run (all over this country)Irene talks about the end of her journey with the Odyssey.