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The Century (The Myth of The Frontier) #186166

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 14, 1999
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(No location given: Peter Jennings) The myth of the American frontier examined; movie and television clips shown. [Wesleyan University professor Richard SLOTKIN - says all cultures are held together by its myths.] ["Star Wars: The Magic of Myth" author Mary HENDERSON - talks about the story of the West.] Space as the final frontier noted; clips shown from the "Star Wars" movies. [In 1960s, President John F. KENNEDY - speaks about going to the moon.] [SLOTKIN, HENDERSON - talk about the "Star Wars" themes.]

Chung, Connie;
Jennings, Peter

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