• 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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  • American Experience -- S16: Engineering for High Winds
    S16: Engineering for High Winds
    The structures needed not only to support the sheer weight of the 1,360-ft-tall ...
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  • American Experience -- S16: Prefabrication for the Twin Towers
    S16: Prefabrication for the Twin Towers
    As the World Trade Center towers began to rise, another innovation made its ...
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  • American Experience -- S16: Safety Precautions
    S16: Safety Precautions
    Before they could sign off on the design for the World Trade Center, engineer ...
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  • American Experience -- S15: Cape Horn
    S15: Cape Horn
    To get the railroad line across Cape Horn -- 1,300 feet above the valley floor ...
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  • American Experience -- S15: Building a Railroad in the Desert
    S15: Building a Railroad in the Desert
    Railroad workers had to lay track across a 40 mile stretch of Nevada desert. In ...
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  • American Experience -- S15: Tunneling and Tracklaying
    S15: Tunneling and Tracklaying
    While tunnels were being dug through the limestone and quartzite mountains of ...
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  • American Experience -- S15: Moving Equipment for the Transcontinental Railroad
    S15: Moving Equipment for the ...
    Speed was not easy for the Central Pacific. Much of the materials needed to ...
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  • American Experience -- S15: Central Pacific Workmanship
    S15: Central Pacific Workmanship
    The Central Pacific prided itself on its workmanship.
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