• American Experience -- The Circus: Episode 2 Trailer
    The Circus: Episode 2 Trailer
    Revisit the heyday of this distinctly American form of entertainment when former ...
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  • American Experience -- The Circus: Episode 1 Trailer
    The Circus: Episode 1 Trailer
    Explore the early days of this popular, influential and distinctly American form ...
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  • American Experience -- The Luckiest Man
    The Luckiest Man
    They called him “the iron horse.” Seemingly impervious to injury or illness, ...
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  • American Experience -- Hoops and Laughter: The Harlem Globetrotters
    Hoops and Laughter: The Harlem Globetrotters
    Nearly two decades before the NBA, a team of African American basketball players ...
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  • American Experience -- RFK Announces King's Death
    RFK Announces King's Death
    On June 5, 1968, Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy was fatally shot in ...
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  • American Experience -- The Chinese Exclusion Act: Chapter 1
    The Chinese Exclusion Act: Chapter 1
    Examine the origin, history and impact of the 1882 law that made it illegal for ...
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  • American Experience -- An Extraordinary Law
    An Extraordinary Law
    On May 6, 1882, the Chinese Exclusion Act was signed into law by President ...
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  • American Experience -- United States v. Wong Kim Ark
    United States v. Wong Kim Ark
    On March 28, 1898, the Supreme Court ruled that Wong Kim Ark had acquired U.S. ...
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  • American Experience -- Victims of Bonnie and Clyde
    Victims of Bonnie and Clyde
    On April 13, 1933, the local authorities in Joplin, Missouri decided to ...
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  • American Experience -- Parchman Prison
    Parchman Prison
    In May of 1961, the Freedom Riders crossed into Mississippi. They entered a ...
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  • American Experience -- The "Scopes Monkey Trial"
    The "Scopes Monkey Trial"
    The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes was decided on July 21, 1925: ...
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  • American Experience -- The U.S. In Hitler's Olympics
    The U.S. In Hitler's Olympics
    The U.S. Olympic committee was threatening to spoil the party by boycotting the ...
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  • American Experience -- When Barbara Met George
    When Barbara Met George
    Barbara Pierce met George Bush when she was just 16 at a Christmas dance in ...
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  • American Experience -- The Island Murder: Chapter 1
    The Island Murder: Chapter 1
    Watch Chapter 1 of The Island Murder.
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  • American Experience -- First White Settlers in Hawai’i
    First White Settlers in Hawai’i
    The first white Americans to settle in the Islands arrived in the 1820s intent ...
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  • American Experience -- Lowering the Hawaiian Flag
    Lowering the Hawaiian Flag
    When the flag of the Hawaiian people came down in 1898, there was an amazing ...
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  • American Experience -- This is my brother
    This is my brother
    At American Experience, sometimes we don’t know the full story behind archival ...
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  • American Experience -- A Ride Through Memphis
    A Ride Through Memphis
    Mattie L. Woods and Willa F. Buford-Hart have lived in and around Memphis all ...
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  • American Experience -- The Demonstration that Sparked
    The Demonstration that Sparked
    In 1967, a demonstration at the University of Wisconsin was the first violent ...
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  • American Experience -- Police Tactics at the DOW Demonstration
    Police Tactics at the DOW Demonstration
    In October of 1967, a massive protest at the University of Wisconsin turned ...
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  • American Experience -- Death of a Colonel
    Death of a Colonel
    In October 1967, a Viet Cong ambush nearly wiped out an American battalion, ...
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