Coming in 2018
Preview: Season 30 | 3m
2018 kicks off American Experience's 30th season. Series Executive Producer Mark Samels introduces four new documentaries: Into the Amazon (January 9), The Secret of Tuxedo Park (January 16), The Gilded Age (February 6), and The Bombing of Wall Street (February 13).
Aired: 11/30/17 |
Letter from a father
Clip: S30 | 2m 6s
Harry Houdini's Impulse to Escape
Clip: S30 | 1m 38s
Thomas Hunt Morgan
Clip: S30 | 1m 19s
Short | external link
The Chinese Six Companies
On May 28, 1900, San Francisco policemen formed a perimeter around Chinatown as officials diagnosed bubonic plague in the neighborhood and wanted to quarantine the nearly 20,000 residents. As tensions flared, an influential group of merchants known as the Chinese Six Companies sprang into action.Watch
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