Beyond the Doc: Edison's Inventions
Clip: Season 27 Episode 3 | 2m 40s
Thomas Edison is famous for inventions like the lightbulb, the phonograph and the kinetograph. But with over a thousand U.S. patents to his name, these famous breakthroughs are just the beginning. Go Beyond the Doc to learn about Edison's lesser-known inventions.
Aired: 01/27/15 |
Clip: S27 Ep3 | 28s
Clip: S27 Ep3 | 15m 52s
Clip: S27 Ep3 | 2m 39s
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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