• American Experience -- S16: Camilo Jose Vergara, Photographer
    S16: Camilo Jose Vergara, Photographer
    Photographer Camilo Jose Vergara discusses the visual impact of the World Trade ...
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  • American Experience -- S16: Niall Ferguson, Historian
    S16: Niall Ferguson, Historian
    Historian Niall Ferguson talks about the American Experience of globalization, ...
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  • American Experience -- S16: Philippe Petit, High Wire Artist
    S16: Philippe Petit, High Wire Artist
    High wire artist Philippe Petit electrified New York City -- and the world -- ...
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  • American Experience -- S16: Golden Gate Bridge: Doing the Math
    S16: Golden Gate Bridge: Doing the Math
    Working twelve to fourteen hours a day, Charles Ellis personally computed dozens ...
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  • American Experience -- S16: Spinning the Cables
    S16: Spinning the Cables
    Cable spinning began in October 1935. To create the cables, Roebling developed a ...
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  • American Experience -- S16: The Towers of Golden Gate Bridge
    S16: The Towers of Golden Gate Bridge
    The first 745-foot tower began to rise in Nov. 1933. Prefabricated sections were ...
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  • American Experience -- S16: Building a Bridge in the Ocean
    S16: Building a Bridge in the Ocean
    The south tower of the Golden Gate Bridge was built over a thousand feet into ...
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  • American Experience -- S16: Beginning Construction on the Golden Gate Bridge
    S16: Beginning Construction on the ...
    Construction on the bridge began in January 1933. Workers excavated 3 1/4 ...
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  • American Experience -- S16: The Bridge's Design and Color
    S16: The Bridge's Design and Color
    Chief Engineer Joseph Strauss hired a local architect, Irving Morrow, to design ...
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  • American Experience -- S16: A Bloody Labor Battle
    S16: A Bloody Labor Battle
    In June 1892, workers at the Andrew Carnegie-owned steel plant in Homestead, ...
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  • American Experience -- S16: A New Generation of Radicals
    S16: A New Generation of Radicals
    American Anarchists in the 1880s were a small but powerful movement who ...
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  • American Experience -- S16: Emma Goldman: A Modern Joan of Arc
    S16: Emma Goldman: A Modern Joan of Arc
    Emma Goldman's anarchist politics and outspoken activism against capitalism, ...
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  • American Experience -- S16: Emma Goldman's Law-Defying Campaign For Birth Control
    S16: Emma Goldman's Law-Defying Campaign ...
    Emma Goldman defied laws against public discussion of sex and contraceptives, ...
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  • American Experience -- S16: Emma Goldman and Opposition to the First World War
    S16: Emma Goldman and Opposition to the ...
    In May 1917, Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman organized demonstrations ...
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  • American Experience -- S16: A Chasm Between Rich and Poor
    S16: A Chasm Between Rich and Poor
    The Panic of 1893, a severe economic depression, created public awareness of the ...
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  • American Experience -- S16: Martin Luther King on "The Negro and the American Promi
    S16: Martin Luther King on "The Negro ...
    Martin Luther King appears in Boston public television producer Henry Morgenthau ...
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  • American Experience -- S16: Introduction to "The Negro and the American Promise"
    S16: Introduction to "The Negro and the ...
    Psychology professor at the City College of New York, Dr. Kenneth Clark ...
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  • American Experience -- S16: Malcolm X on "The Negro and the American Promise"
    S16: Malcolm X on "The Negro and the ...
    Malcolm X appears in Boston public television producer Henry Morgenthau III's ...
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  • American Experience -- S16: James Baldwin from "The Negro and the American Promise"
    S16: James Baldwin from "The Negro and ...
    James Baldwin appears in Boston public television producer Henry Morgenthau ...
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  • American Experience -- S16: The Design of the Twin Towers
    S16: The Design of the Twin Towers
    The design and construction of the twin towers of the World Trade Center marked ...
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  • American Experience -- S16: Construction of the World Trade Center
    S16: Construction of the World Trade ...
    The foundations themselves presented the first challenge. They would have to ...
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