• American Experience -- S21 Ep7: Evacuating the Cherokee People
    S21 Ep7: Evacuating the Cherokee People
    On the morning of May 26th, 1838, the United States began removing Cherokee from ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep4: Inequality in the Courthouse
    S21 Ep4: Inequality in the Courthouse
    In 1953, The lawyers in Hernandez v. Texas argued for their client as well as ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep4: Mexican-Americans in World War II
    S21 Ep4: Mexican-Americans in World War ...
    Hundreds of thousands of Mexican-Americans fought in the US military in World ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep4: The Birth and Growth of Racism against Mexican-Amer
    S21 Ep4: The Birth and Growth of Racism ...
    Racist attitudes against Mexican-Americans intensified in the 20th Century. Of ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep4: A New Nation for Mexican-Americans
    S21 Ep4: A New Nation for ...
    How and why did many Mexicans become US citizens in 1848?
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep4: Discrimination against Mexican-Americans
    S21 Ep4: Discrimination against ...
    In the 1950s life could be difficult for Latinos in the United States.
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep4: Hernandez v. Texas: A Great Moment in American Hist
    S21 Ep4: Hernandez v. Texas: A Great ...
    This 1954 Supreme Court ruling in Hernandez v. Texas, was a major civil rights ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep4: A History Lesson for the Supreme Court
    S21 Ep4: A History Lesson for the ...
    The 1954 Supreme Court had little awareness of what life was like for ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep4: Are Mexicans White?
    S21 Ep4: Are Mexicans White?
    In the 1950s, Mexican-Americans took to the courts to get equality under the ...
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  • American Experience -- S21 Ep1: Behind the Scenes With David Strathairn
    S21 Ep1: Behind the Scenes With David ...
    Learn more about the filming of The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer.
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  • American Experience -- S23 Ep11: From the film Freedom Riders: Freedom to Travel, p
    S23 Ep11: From the film Freedom Riders: ...
    Ray Arsenault discusses the importance of Irene Morgan, who took her case to the ...
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  • American Experience -- S23 Ep11: From the film Freedom Riders: Freedom to Travel, p
    S23 Ep11: From the film Freedom Riders: ...
    On September 22, 1961, the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) orders all ...
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  • American Experience -- S23 Ep11: From the film Freedom Riders: The Media, part 1
    S23 Ep11: From the film Freedom Riders: ...
    Rioters turn violent against the Freedom Riders despite the presence of the ...
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  • American Experience -- S23 Ep11: From the film Freedom Riders: Democracy in Action
    S23 Ep11: From the film Freedom Riders: ...
    Glenda Gaither Davis is interviewed while riding on the bus toward Jackson, ...
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  • American Experience -- S23 Ep11: From the film Freedom Riders: the Solid South
    S23 Ep11: From the film Freedom Riders: ...
    In his bid for the presidency, JFK had to tread carefully around the heart of ...
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  • American Experience -- S23 Ep11: From the film Freedom Riders: Jim Crow Laws
    S23 Ep11: From the film Freedom Riders: ...
    The segregation and disenfranchisement laws known as "Jim Crow" created a system ...
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  • American Experience -- S23 Ep11: From the film Freedom Riders: Victory for Nonviole
    S23 Ep11: From the film Freedom Riders: ...
    Rabbi Dresser and Delore Boyd comment on the power of nonviolent methods. Boyd ...
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  • American Experience -- S23 Ep11: From the film Freedom Riders: The Media, part 2
    S23 Ep11: From the film Freedom Riders: ...
    In a news report from Herb Kaplow, the reporter recounts his experience when ...
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  • American Experience -- S23 Ep11: From the film Freedom Riders: Freedom to Travel, p
    S23 Ep11: From the film Freedom Riders: ...
    Diane Nash and Charles Person discuss the difficulties for black people ...
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  • American Experience -- S23 Ep11: From the film Freedom Riders: the Cold War
    S23 Ep11: From the film Freedom Riders: ...
    Foreign newsreels contemplate the inequality between races in the United States.
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  • American Experience -- S23 Ep11: From the film Freedom Riders: Victory for Nonviole
    S23 Ep11: From the film Freedom Riders: ...
    Before getting on the bus, Freedom Riders participated in CORE training ...
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