• American Experience -- The Columbian Exposition from Tesla
    The Columbian Exposition from Tesla
    At the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago, 160,000 light bulbs lit up the ...
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  • American Experience -- The Triumph of Alternating Current from Tesla
    The Triumph of Alternating Current from Tesla
    Direct current required thousands of little power plants at every mile, while ...
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  • American Experience -- Nikola Tesla and Wireless Charging
    Nikola Tesla and Wireless Charging
    Wireless power seems cutting edge, but it was actually pioneered over 100 years ...
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  • American Experience -- "It went from being light to being looting," from Blackout
    S27 E7: "It went from being light to being looting," from Blackout
    "Every single borough in New York City was affected by the looting, and it ...
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  • American Experience -- Where did Brooklyn go? From Blackout
    S27 E7: Where did Brooklyn go? From Blackout
    Watch the first three minutes of Blackout, premiering July 14 at 9/8c on PBS, ...
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  • American Experience -- The Station House was in Darkness, From Blackout
    S27 E7: The Station House was in Darkness, From Blackout
    While workers at Consolidated Edison electric company scrambled to restart their ...
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  • American Experience -- No Police to Stop Them, from Blackout
    S27 E7: No Police to Stop Them, from Blackout
    Shop owners describe watching locals loot their store during the NYC blackout of ...
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  • American Experience -- Blackout, Chapter 1
    S27 E7: Blackout, Chapter 1
    July 14, 1977 dawned hot and humid in New York City. By 9:30pm the city would be ...
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  • American Experience -- Why we Made Blackout
    S27 E7: Why we Made Blackout
    "The civilization that was New York came unglued for 24 hours, and that's what ...
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  • American Experience -- "Like Something Out of Exodus"
    "Like Something Out of Exodus"
    Richard Armitage and the U.S. Navy escorted the seaworthy vessels of the ...
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  • American Experience -- Extended Clip: The Journey Downriver
    Extended Clip: The Journey Downriver
    In 1975, Consul General Terry McNamara and Marine Consulate Guard Steve Hasty ...
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  • American Experience -- "One Helicopter at a Time"
    "One Helicopter at a Time"
    With so many South Vietnamese helicopters landing on the USS Kirk, the crew had ...
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  • American Experience -- "A Terrible Moral Dilemma"
    "A Terrible Moral Dilemma"
    Col. Stuart Herrington recalls the struggle of members of the South Vietnamese ...
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  • American Experience -- "A Sea of Humanity"
    "A Sea of Humanity"
    News footage shows the panic permeating South Vietnam leading up to the Fall of ...
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  • American Experience -- "We Had Deserted Them"
    "We Had Deserted Them"
    Journalist Jim Laurie recalls the looting that took place after the last U.S. ...
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  • American Experience -- "We were the last eleven"
    "We were the last eleven"
    As North Vietnamese tanks rolled into Saigon, eleven U.S. Marines found ...
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  • American Experience -- The Marine Guard's Story
    The Marine Guard's Story
    Marine Guard Juan Valdez was one of the last left waiting for evacuation from ...
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  • American Experience -- "Desperate Eyes"
    "Desperate Eyes"
    South Vietnamese veteran Dam Pham and U.S. Army veteran Stuart Herrington ...
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  • American Experience -- "I Had Lost Everything"
    "I Had Lost Everything"
    Kiem Do, a colonel in the South Vietnamese Navy, remembers the solemn ...
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  • American Experience -- "We Jumped Out"
    "We Jumped Out"
    When a South Vietnamese helicopter was too large to land on the US Navy ship, ...
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  • American Experience -- "What Would Happen to Them?"
    "What Would Happen to Them?"
    After the Fall of Saigon, Dam Pham and other South Vietnamese soldiers wondered ...
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