Into the Amazon: Kermit Roosevelt
Clip: Season 30 | 1m 28s
Kermit Roosevelt was Theodore and Edith Roosevelt’s second child. When TR accepted an invitation to the Amazon after he lost the 1912 election, Edith pleaded with her son to accompany his father. The trip very nearly killed TR. But when Theodore pleaded with Kermit to leave him behind to save the expedition, Kermit refused. Into the Amazon filmmaker John Maggio talks about the famous son.
Aired: 12/18/17 |
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
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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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