• American Experience -- S28 Ep7: The Boys of '36: The National Championships
    S28 Ep7: The Boys of '36: The National ...
    The national rowing championship was June 22nd, and Washingtonā€™s strategy was ...
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  • American Experience -- S28 Ep7: The Boys of '36: The Olympic Trials
    S28 Ep7: The Boys of '36: The Olympic ...
    The boys from Washington had to win one more time to become the first Washington ...
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  • American Experience -- S28 Ep6: Testing Mankind's Limits
    S28 Ep6: Testing Mankind's Limits
    U.S. Air Force aviation doctor, John Paul Stapp, tested the limits of human ...
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  • American Experience -- S28 Ep6: A New Frontier
    S28 Ep6: A New Frontier
    Beginning in 1783, balloonists risked their lives trying to view the Earth from ...
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  • American Experience -- S28 Ep6: Project Manhigh
    S28 Ep6: Project Manhigh
    Project Manhigh was woefully underfunded and undervalued, but Dr. John Paul ...
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  • American Experience -- S28 Ep6: A Ring-Side View of the Heavens
    S28 Ep6: A Ring-Side View of the Heavens
    Radioing he had "a ring-side view of the heavens" Air Force officer David G. ...
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  • American Experience -- S28 Ep6: Space Men Chapter 1
    S28 Ep6: Space Men Chapter 1
    In the mid-20th century, a small band of high-altitude pioneers exposed ...
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  • American Experience -- S28 Ep5: An Unlikely Suspect, from The Perfect Crime
    S28 Ep5: An Unlikely Suspect, from The ...
    In May 1924, police only had a few clues to point them towards the murderer of ...
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  • American Experience -- S28 Ep5: Kindred Spirits, from The Perfect Crime
    S28 Ep5: Kindred Spirits, from The ...
    Although Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb came from similar backgrounds, they ...
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  • American Experience -- S28 Ep5: The Perfect Crime Chapter 1
    S28 Ep5: The Perfect Crime Chapter 1
    On the morning of May 22, 1924, the body of 14-year-old Bobby Franks was found ...
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  • American Experience -- S28 Ep5: Attorney for the Damned, from The Perfect Crime
    S28 Ep5: Attorney for the Damned, from ...
    After Leopold and Loeb confessed to the murder of Bobby Franks, their families ...
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  • American Experience -- S28 Ep4: Garfield and Lying: The Conkling Problem
    S28 Ep4: Garfield and Lying: The ...
    Garfield knew he had to secure New York to win the presidency - but that meant ...
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  • American Experience -- S28 Ep4: Garfield and Unity: Machine Politics
    S28 Ep4: Garfield and Unity: Machine ...
    Factions in the Republican party were breeding corruption, so Garfield worked to ...
    0:02:59
  • American Experience -- S28 Ep4: Garfield on the Enemy: Racial Inequality
    S28 Ep4: Garfield on the Enemy: Racial ...
    In the only major speech of his presidential campaign, Garfield spoke to 50,000 ...
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  • American Experience -- S28 Ep4: Garfield on the Enemy: Presidential Protection
    S28 Ep4: Garfield on the Enemy: ...
    Despite Lincoln's assassination in 1865, there were no new safeguards put in to ...
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  • American Experience -- S28 Ep4: Garfield's First Lady: Lucretia
    S28 Ep4: Garfield's First Lady: Lucretia
    The death of their three-year-old daughter and Garfield's affair in New York ...
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  • American Experience -- S28 Ep4: Garfield and Military Service: Committed to the Cau
    S28 Ep4: Garfield and Military Service: ...
    James Garfield joined the Union Army in 1861, shortly after the start of ...
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  • American Experience -- S28 Ep2: Murder of a President, Chapter 1
    S28 Ep2: Murder of a President, Chapter ...
    In July 1881, James Garfield was shot by an assassin at a railroad station in ...
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  • American Experience -- S28 Ep2: Race and the West Virginia Mine Wars
    S28 Ep2: Race and the West Virginia Mine ...
    To meet the growing demand for coal in the early 20th century, West Virginia ...
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  • American Experience -- S28 Ep2: The Mine Wars, Chapter 1
    S28 Ep2: The Mine Wars, Chapter 1
    When labor organizer Mother Jones arrived in a West Virginia coal town in 1901, ...
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  • American Experience -- S28 Ep2: Coal Towns, from The Mine Wars
    S28 Ep2: Coal Towns, from The Mine Wars
    West Virginia coal operators built small, company-owned towns for their miners ...
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