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The Great American Dream Machine was a spirited and sometimes satirical magazine series broadcast on PBS from 1970-1971, combining disparate elements such as animation, drama, music and serious documentary.

 Number of Programs  34
 Duration of Programs
  • Nineteen 90 Minute Programs
  • Fifteen 60 Minute Programs
 When Produced


The Great American Dream Machine is available for broadcast and educational use. If interested, please contact us at 1-800-727-2470 or info@ipfmedia.org.

Important update: Now, the Dream Machine is returning to public television! A 40th Anniversary Special has been produced, and will be airing on a station near you.
Click here for further details on airings in your area.

Important update #2: A new DVD of the Dream Machine is now available for purchase, please click on the button for details.