• 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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  • American Experience -- S9: The Pneumatic Subway
    S9: The Pneumatic Subway
    In order to get congestion and filth off the streets of New York, Alfred Ely ...
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  • American Experience -- S9: New York's Topography Challenges
    S9: New York's Topography Challenges
    Construction on New York's underground rail system began in 1900 with William ...
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  • American Experience -- S9: Constructing New York's First Subway
    S9: Constructing New York's First Subway
    Construction on New York's Interborough Rapid Transit, or IRT, began in 1900. ...
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  • American Experience -- S9: Engineering in the Late 19th Century
    S9: Engineering in the Late 19th Century
    Engineer William Parsons wrote, "Of all human activities, engineering is the one ...
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  • American Experience -- S9: Powering New York's Subway System
    S9: Powering New York's Subway System
    Running the Interborough Rapid Transit (IRT) required the most powerful ...
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  • American Experience -- S9: Danger in the Tunnels
    S9: Danger in the Tunnels
    One of the most dangerous sections on the Interborough Rapid Transit's route was ...
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  • American Experience -- S6: The Ku Klux Klan targets Malcolm X's Family
    S6: The Ku Klux Klan targets Malcolm X's ...
    Malcolm X explains how the Ku Klux Klan targeted his family, burning their home ...
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  • American Experience -- S6: A Dramatic Shift in the Struggle
    S6: A Dramatic Shift in the Struggle
    This clip highlights the dramatic shift Malcolm X, and the Nation of Islam, ...
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  • American Experience -- S6: Malcolm X Challenges Martin Luther King's Goals
    S6: Malcolm X Challenges Martin Luther ...
    Malcolm X challenges Martin Luther King's vision of equality, arguing that the ...
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  • American Experience -- S6: Unity Between Muslims of All Races
    S6: Unity Between Muslims of All Races
    Malcolm X talks about his experience on a pilgrimage to Mecca, comparing white ...
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  • American Experience -- S6: The Ballot or the Bullet
    S6: The Ballot or the Bullet
    Malcolm X called for an aggressive plan for black Americans to gain political ...
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