• American Experience -- S15: A New Water System for Chicago
    S15: A New Water System for Chicago
    In response to cholera and dysentery epidemics, the Chicago Board of Sewage ...
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  • American Experience -- S15: Chicago's Skyscrapers
    S15: Chicago's Skyscrapers
    Skyscrapers were an efficient way to organize businesses within one building. ...
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  • American Experience -- S14 Ep4: Mount Rushmore Chapter 1
    S14 Ep4: Mount Rushmore Chapter 1
    An obsessed artist struggles against bankruptcy, public indifference, and a ...
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  • American Experience -- S14 Ep4: Mount Rushmore Challenges
    S14 Ep4: Mount Rushmore Challenges
    Gutzon Borglum and his team of workers were aware that there would be challenges ...
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  • American Experience -- S14 Ep4: The Scale of Mount Rushmore
    S14 Ep4: The Scale of Mount Rushmore
    Since 1930, more than 50,000,000 people have visited Mount Rushmore, the biggest ...
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  • American Experience -- S14 Ep4: Sculpting Jefferson's Head
    S14 Ep4: Sculpting Jefferson's Head
    Even though the workers blasted down 60 feet to find carve-able rock, huge ...
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  • American Experience -- S14 Ep4: Borglum's Sculpting Technique
    S14 Ep4: Borglum's Sculpting Technique
    After his workers had blasted off the surface rock of the mountain, Gutzon ...
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  • American Experience -- S14 Ep4: Sculpting a National Monument
    S14 Ep4: Sculpting a National Monument
    The Borglum family archives include some historic home movies, early color films ...
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  • American Experience -- S13: Flood Film Clips
    S13: Flood Film Clips
    Footage from the 1927 flood. Clips include shots of workers along the ...
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  • American Experience -- S13: Behind the Scenes with Cinematographer Boyd Estus
    S13: Behind the Scenes with ...
    Cinematographer Boyd Estus talks about filming the Pioneer Zephyr exhibit at the ...
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  • American Experience -- S13 Ep1: The Rockefellers Chapter One
    S13 Ep1: The Rockefellers Chapter One
    John D. Rockefeller was the world's first billionaire and the most hated man in ...
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  • American Experience -- S13 Ep1: Rockefellers at Play
    S13 Ep1: Rockefellers at Play
    Home videos of Rockefeller family members at the family estate -- playing in the ...
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  • American Experience -- S13 Ep1: Attica Prison Riot
    S13 Ep1: Attica Prison Riot
    Robert Douglass served as Counsel and later Secretary to Governor Nelson ...
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  • American Experience -- S13 Ep1: Paul Krugman Interview
    S13 Ep1: Paul Krugman Interview
    In this exclusive interview, Princeton economist and New York Times columnist ...
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  • American Experience -- S12: Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt
    S12: Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor ...
    "Prospects of Mankind with Eleanor Roosevelt" first aired on WGBH in October, ...
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  • American Experience -- S11: The High Scalers of Hoover Dam
    S11: The High Scalers of Hoover Dam
    People came from across the country to witness the construction of Hoover Dam. ...
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  • American Experience -- S11: Hoover Dam: Moving the Concrete
    S11: Hoover Dam: Moving the Concrete
    On June 6, 1933, workers began pouring concrete to build what would become the ...
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  • American Experience -- S11: Building Diversion Tunnels
    S11: Building Diversion Tunnels
    The most dangerous phase of Hoover Dam's construction was building the diversion ...
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  • American Experience -- S11: The Government's Plan
    S11: The Government's Plan
    Building the 700 foot high dam was only one piece of the puzzle. Workers would ...
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  • American Experience -- S11: Rerouting the Colorado River
    S11: Rerouting the Colorado River
    Throughout the course of a day, workers dumped rocks into the river's path. By ...
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  • American Experience -- S9: Alfred Beach's Subway Plan
    S9: Alfred Beach's Subway Plan
    The first effort to build an experimental subway dates back to the 1850s when ...
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