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American Experience

The Pilgrims

Explore the converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620. The challenges they faced in making new lives for themselves still resonate almost 400 years later: the tensions of faith and freedom in American society, the separation of Church and State, and cultural encounters resulting from immigration.

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American Experience Season 33
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American Experience

Part 2 |Citizen Hearst | American Experience

William Randolph Hearst continued his rise to power and expansion into Hollywood.
Season 33 Episode 44
Part 1 |Citizen Hearst | American Experience
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Part 1 |Citizen Hearst | American Experience

The life of William Randolph Hearst, who transformed the media’s role in American life.
Season 33 Episode 43
The Blinding of Isaac Woodard, Spanish
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American Experience

The Blinding of Isaac Woodard, Spanish

The Blinding of Isaac Woodard with Spanish subtitles.
Season 33 Episode 42
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American Experience

The Codebreaker, Spanish

The Codebreaker with Spanish subtitles.
Season 33 Episode 41
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American Experience

Sandra Day O'Connor: The First

Discover the story of the Supreme Court’s first female justice - Sandra Day O'Connor.
Season 33 Episode 6
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Billy Graham

One of the best-known and most influential religious leaders of the 20th century.
Season 33 Episode 5
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American Experience

American Oz

The life and times of L. Frank Baum, creator of the beloved The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
Season 33 Episode 4
The Blinding of Isaac Woodard
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American Experience

The Blinding of Isaac Woodard

How a horrific incident of racial violence became catalyst for the civil rights movement.
Season 33 Episode 3
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Voice of Freedom

The life of singer Marian Anderson and her triumphant 1939 concert at the Lincoln Memorial
Season 33 Episode 2
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The Codebreaker

The fascinating story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, the groundbreaking cryptanalyst.
Season 33 Episode 1
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