The 20th Century

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20th Century with Mike Wallace
Genre Documentary
Presented by Mike Wallace
Theme music composer Arranged by Peter Fish
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 163[1]
Executive producer(s) Sam Roberts
Producer(s) Lee Cohen
Editor(s) Judith Starr Wolfe
Running time 60 minutes (nominal; non-commercial content about 47 minutes)
Production company(s) CBS News Productions
Original channel The History Channel
Related shows The Twentieth Century
This article is about the documentary TV program. For the century 1901–2000, see 20th century.

20th Century with Mike Wallace was a documentary television program produced by CBS News Productions in association with A&E Network. It aired on The History Channel, a unit of A&E Television Networks, LLC,[2] from approximately 1994 to 2005. It was hosted by veteran CBS correspondent and anchor Mike Wallace.

The program used footage gathered by CBS crews and contemporary reporting by CBS correspondents to document great events and movements of the 20th century, mainly the latter decades of that era.

The range of topics is suggested by some of the program titles: "Underwater: The Great [Mississippi River] Flood of ’93" (no. 52, 1996-04-10); "Coming home: Agent Orange and the Gulf War Syndrome" (no. 91, 1998-11-18); "Search for Peace in the Middle East" (no. 106, 1998-12-14); "China after Mao" (no. 116, 1999-03-05).[3]


  1. ^ The 20th Century With Mike Wallace Episodes
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  3. ^ "Titles". United States Copyright Office. Retrieved April 10, 2014. 

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