Tom Hanks: America's Chronicler-in-Chief

Saving Private Ryan, 1998
Hanks plays an army captain who leads his troops on a search for a soldier in northern France in the days after the D-Day landings.
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From the Earth to the Moon, 1998
Inspired by his turn as Jim Lovell in the hit film, Apollo 13, Hanks produced this HBO series about the U.S.-Soviet space race.

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