• American Experience -- S27 Ep5: The Climate Cure
    S27 Ep5: The Climate Cure
    Railroad companies advertised their station stops as havens for consumptives. ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep5: The Stigma of Tuberculosis
    S27 Ep5: The Stigma of Tuberculosis
    As the scientific knowledge of tuberculosis progressed, so too did the prejudice ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep5: The Forgotten Plague, Chapter 1
    S27 Ep5: The Forgotten Plague, Chapter 1
    By the dawn of the 19th century, tuberculosis had killed one in seven of all ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep3: Annie Oakley's Moving Picture
    S27 Ep3: Annie Oakley's Moving Picture
    In 1894, the famous gunslinger, Annie Oakley came to Edison’s Black Maria ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep3: A Day with Thomas A. Edison
    S27 Ep3: A Day with Thomas A. Edison
    In the fall of 1922, a film crew came to West Orange, New Jersey to document ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep4: Gifford Pinchot's Vision
    S27 Ep4: Gifford Pinchot's Vision
    At the turn of the 20th century, Gifford Pinchot was the nation’s preeminent ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep4: America's Timber
    S27 Ep4: America's Timber
    In the early 1900s, timber was an essential industrial product in the US. ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep4: Fire as the Enemy
    S27 Ep4: Fire as the Enemy
    Chief Forester Gifford Pinchot saw fighting forest fires as being essential to ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep4: "Hire Everybody You Can Find"
    S27 Ep4: "Hire Everybody You Can Find"
    In the summer of 1910, the Forest Service had less than 500 rangers nationwide. ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep4: The Heroes of the Big Burn
    S27 Ep4: The Heroes of the Big Burn
    After the Big Burn, Pinchot publicizes the selfless actions of the fire fighters ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep4: The Big Burn, Chapter 1
    S27 Ep4: The Big Burn, Chapter 1
    In the summer of 1910, hundreds of wildfires raged across the Northern Rockies. ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep3: Edison, Chapter 1
    S27 Ep3: Edison, Chapter 1
    By the 1920s, Thomas Edison was a prolific inventor and quite possibly the most ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep3: Edison and Competition
    S27 Ep3: Edison and Competition
    Alexander Graham Bell demonstrated his new invention, the telephone, at the 1876 ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep3: The Phonograph
    S27 Ep3: The Phonograph
    On December 7, 1877 Thomas Edison demonstrated his phonograph at the New York ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep3: Edison's Electric Light
    S27 Ep3: Edison's Electric Light
    On New Year’s Eve, 1879, Thomas Edison unveiled his newest invention: the ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep3: Electrifying Manhattan
    S27 Ep3: Electrifying Manhattan
    In February 1881, Thomas Edison established the headquarters of the Edison ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep3: The Black Maria
    S27 Ep3: The Black Maria
    In 1894, Thomas Edison filmed sharpshooter Annie Oakley in his Black Maria ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep3: The Kinetoscope
    S27 Ep3: The Kinetoscope
    In the 1890s, Thomas Edison worked with his assistant and part-time ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep3: Beyond the Doc: Edison's Inventions
    S27 Ep3: Beyond the Doc: Edison's ...
    Thomas Edison is famous for inventions like the lightbulb, the phonograph and ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep2: Grand Dragon Bob Jones
    S27 Ep2: Grand Dragon Bob Jones
    On August 14, 1966 over 5,000 people gathered at the Memorial Auditorium in ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep2: The First Resurgence
    S27 Ep2: The First Resurgence
    After the 1915 premiere of D.W. Griffith's "The Birth of a Nation," there was a ...
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