May 8, 1985 |
For anyone born since World War II, that war--and what it meant to Americans at home whose lives were changed as irrevocably as any fighting man's-- must still seem elusive. Was it black-and-white newsreels, heavy with propaganda, or "Rosie the Riveter"; "The Best Years of Our Lives," or "Swing Shift"; "The Way We Were," or Shirer's "The Nightmare Years"? Or all, or none of these views? "The Homefront" (at 10 tonight on Channel 28, 8 p.m.