Being American

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19970908

The first of four programmes in which Simon Parkes explores a very different side to America - one that is not just about rap, coke and drive-by shootings.

19970908

The first of four programmes in which Simon Parkes explores a very different side to America - one that is not just about rap, coke and drive-by shootings.

19970915

The second of four programmes which explore a different side to America.

Simon Parkes visits the mountains of North Carolina and the oldest African-American summer resort, and discovers that the American family that summers together stays together.

19970915

The second of four programmes which explore a different side to America.

Simon Parkes visits the mountains of North Carolina and the oldest African-American summer resort, and discovers that the American family that summers together stays together.

19970922

The second of four programmes which explore an alternative side of America.

Public-spirited volunteers who work together and give money for the common good exist worldwide - but only in America do their efforts make up eight per cent of GNP.

19970922

The second of four programmes which explore an alternative side of America.

Public-spirited volunteers who work together and give money for the common good exist worldwide - but only in America do their efforts make up eight per cent of GNP.

19970929

The last of four programmes which explore an alternative side of America.

What identifies the country beyond the cliches of Coca-Cola, Disney and Hollywood? Simon Parkes finds out.

19970929

The last of four programmes which explore an alternative side of America.

What identifies the country beyond the cliches of Coca-Cola, Disney and Hollywood? Simon Parkes finds out.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970908]

The first of four programmes in which Simon Parkes explores a very different side to America.

Producer Sheila Dillon Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970908]

The first of four programmes in which Simon Parkes explores a very different side to America.

Producer Sheila Dillon Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970908]

Unknown: Simon Parkes

Producer: Sheila Dillon Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970908]

Unknown: Simon Parkes

Producer: Sheila Dillon Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970915]

The second of four programmes exploring an alternative side to America. Simon Parkes visits North Carolina and an African-American summer resort. Producer Sheila Dillon Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970915]

The second of four programmes exploring an alternative side to America. Simon Parkes visits North Carolina and an African-American summer resort. Producer Sheila Dillon Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970915]

Producer: Sheila Dillon Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970915]

Producer: Sheila Dillon Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970922]

The third of four programmes which explore an alternative side of America. Public-spirited volunteers who work together and give money for the common good exist worldwide - but only in America do their efforts make up eight per cent of GNP. Producer Sheila Dillon Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970922]

The third of four programmes which explore an alternative side of America. Public-spirited volunteers who work together and give money for the common good exist worldwide - but only in America do their efforts make up eight per cent of GNP. Producer Sheila Dillon Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970922]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970922]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970929]

The last of four programmes exploring an alternative side of America. With

Simon Parkes.

Producer Sheila Dillon Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970929]

The last of four programmes exploring an alternative side of America. With

Simon Parkes.

Producer Sheila Dillon Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970929]

Unknown: Simon Parkes.

Producer: Sheila Dillon Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970929]

Unknown: Simon Parkes.

Producer: Sheila Dillon Repeat