• 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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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep2: Klansville U.S.A., Chapter 1
    S27 Ep2: Klansville U.S.A., Chapter 1
    In the 1960s, Bob Jones was the most influential Grand Dragon in the United ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep2: Beyond the Doc: Symbols
    S27 Ep2: Beyond the Doc: Symbols
    The Ku Klux Klan has been a presence in America on and off since Reconstruction ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep2: Nothing to Hide
    S27 Ep2: Nothing to Hide
    Bob Jones dreamed of making his North Carolina Klan a powerful voting block. To ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep2: Intimidation Tactics
    S27 Ep2: Intimidation Tactics
    In order to maintain his power as Grand Dragon, Bob Jones cultivated a careful ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep2: The FBI and the Klan
    S27 Ep2: The FBI and the Klan
    When the FBI began to investigate the North Carolina Ku Klux Klan, one of their ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep1: Introducing Robert Ripley
    S27 Ep1: Introducing Robert Ripley
    Robert Ripley built a vast multimedia empire by showcasing the bizarre, strange, ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep1: Ripley in a Rickshaw
    S27 Ep1: Ripley in a Rickshaw
    In this silent film clip, Robert Ripley rides rickshaws ‘round the world. The ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep1: Ripley's Most Amazing
    S27 Ep1: Ripley's Most Amazing
    Archivist Edward Meyer highlights the most amazing thing he's seen out of the ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep1: Ripley's Big Break
    S27 Ep1: Ripley's Big Break
    Cartoonist Robert Ripley gets a contract with Hearst for $100,000 a year, ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep1: Ripley in Kenya
    S27 Ep1: Ripley in Kenya
    In this silent film clip from his trip to Kenya in 1934, Robert Ripley joins a ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep1: Ripley in China
    S27 Ep1: Ripley in China
    In his early days as a sports cartoonist in San Francisco, Ripley spent hours ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep1: Ripley in India
    S27 Ep1: Ripley in India
    In 1922, Ripley made his first trip to India in his “Ramble ‘Round the ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep1: Ripley in Thailand
    S27 Ep1: Ripley in Thailand
    This silent film clip shows Robert Ripley's 1932 trip to Bangkok, Thailand where ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep1: Ripley Stuck in the Snow
    S27 Ep1: Ripley Stuck in the Snow
    In 1932, Robert Ripley and his entourage got stuck in the snowy Caucasus ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep1: Ripley in Papua New Guinea
    S27 Ep1: Ripley in Papua New Guinea
    Ripley traveled to Papua New Guinea in 1934. In this silent film Ripley observes ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep1: Beyond the Doc: Do You Believe It?
    S27 Ep1: Beyond the Doc: Do You Believe ...
    From shrunken heads to chewing gum statues to woolly mammoth hair, the Ripley's ...
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  • American Experience -- S27 Ep1: Ripley: Believe It or Not, Chapter 1
    S27 Ep1: Ripley: Believe It or Not, ...
    LeRoy Robert Ripley rose to fame during the Great Depression, transforming ...
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  • American Experience -- S26 Ep7: Khrushvhev on the Farm
    S26 Ep7: Khrushvhev on the Farm
    Sergei Khrushchev documented his father's 1959 American visit from behind the ...
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