Beyond the Doc: Khrushchev
Clip: Season 26 Episode 7 | 3m 45s
In September 1959, Nikita Khrushchev was the first Soviet leader to visit the United States. His family, including his 22-year-old son, Sergei, accompanied the Soviet premier on his American tour. Sergei reflects on the whirlwind, cross-country trip and his impressions of America and its people. "Cold War Roadshow" premieres November 18 on PBS American Experience.
Aired: 11/18/14 |
Clip: S26 Ep7 | 3m 38s
Clip: S26 Ep7 | 3m 32s
Clip: S26 Ep7 | 1m 22s
S26 Ep6 | 1h 52m 17s
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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