• American Experience -- S23: The Decision to Build a Lock Canal
    S23: The Decision to Build a Lock Canal
    Stevens realized that building a sea level canal would doom the project to ...
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  • American Experience -- S23: Building the Locks
    S23: Building the Locks
    In all, approximately 5 million bags and barrels of concrete went into building ...
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  • American Experience -- S23: Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific
    S23: Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific
    On December 10, 1913, after a final push of excavation, the unbroken waterway ...
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  • American Experience -- S23 Ep11: The Strategy: A Short Film from Freedom Riders
    S23 Ep11: The Strategy: A Short Film ...
    In the decades after WWII, civil rights leaders relied on legal and legislative ...
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  • American Experience -- S23 Ep11: The Music: A Short Film from Freedom Riders
    S23 Ep11: The Music: A Short Film from ...
    Group singing provided solace for Freedom Riders facing the constant threat of ...
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  • American Experience -- S23 Ep11: The Exchange Student: A Short Film from Freedom Ri
    S23 Ep11: The Exchange Student: A Short ...
    After deciding to participate in the Freedom Rides in May 1961, Jim Zwerg called ...
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  • American Experience -- S23 Ep11: The Inspiration: A Short Film from Freedom Riders
    S23 Ep11: The Inspiration: A Short Film ...
    Mahatma Gandhi's nonviolent movement to free India from British colonial rule ...
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  • American Experience -- S23 Ep11: The Movement: A Short Film from Freedom Riders
    S23 Ep11: The Movement: A Short Film ...
    The Freedom Riders represented a cross-section of America - black and white, ...
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  • American Experience -- S23 Ep11: The Pioneers: A Short Film from Freedom Riders
    S23 Ep11: The Pioneers: A Short Film ...
    In April 1947 sixteen men - eight black and eight white - boarded a bus in ...
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  • American Experience -- S23 Ep11: The Student Leader: A Short Film from Freedom Ride
    S23 Ep11: The Student Leader: A Short ...
    A student at Fisk University in Nashville, Diane Nash became the leader of the ...
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  • American Experience -- S23 Ep11: The Governor: A Short Film from Freedom Riders
    S23 Ep11: The Governor: A Short Film ...
    John Patterson, Governor of Alabama from 1958 to 1963, won election as a staunch ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep5: We Shall Remain: Cassius Spears
    S21 Ep5: We Shall Remain: Cassius Spears
    Producing this five-part series took the hard work and collaboration of hundreds ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep5: We Shall Remain: Wes Studi
    S21 Ep5: We Shall Remain: Wes Studi
    Producing this five-part series took the hard work and collaboration of hundreds ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep5: We Shall Remain: Shirley K. Sneve
    S21 Ep5: We Shall Remain: Shirley K. ...
    Producing this five-part series took the hard work and collaboration of hundreds ...
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  • American Experience -- S6 Ep4: Hurricane of '38 Home Movies
    S6 Ep4: Hurricane of '38 Home Movies
    Several families documented the destruction wrought by the Hurricane of '38 with ...
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  • American Experience -- S22 Ep8: Into the Deep Whale Vocalizations
    S22 Ep8: Into the Deep Whale ...
    Acoustic recordings of whale vocalizations. Hear the sounds of humpbacks, rights ...
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  • American Experience -- S22 Ep8: Author Interview: Nat Philbrick
    S22 Ep8: Author Interview: Nat Philbrick
    Nathaniel Philbrick, author of In the Heart of the Sea, talks about his interest ...
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  • American Experience -- S22 Ep8: Into the Deep: Shanty - Bonnie Diamond
    S22 Ep8: Into the Deep: Shanty - Bonnie ...
    Whaling shanty Bonnie the Diamond
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  • American Experience -- S22 Ep8: Into the Deep: Shanty - Wings of a Gull
    S22 Ep8: Into the Deep: Shanty - Wings ...
    Whaling shanty Wearing Whaling Grounds (Wings of a Gull)
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  • American Experience -- S22 Ep8: Producer Interview: Ric Burns
    S22 Ep8: Producer Interview: Ric Burns
    Into the Deep producer talks about life on the set of America, Whaling & the ...
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  • American Experience -- S22 Ep7: Dr. King Launches the Poor People's Campaign
    S22 Ep7: Dr. King Launches the Poor ...
    Martin Luther King, Jr launched the Poor People's Campaign in 1968 to fight ...
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