Coming in 2016
Preview | 2m 16s
Watch a short video about the documentaries coming to American Experience this February and March on PBS. Executive Producer Mark Samels introduces three new films: "Murder of a President" premiering February 2, "The Perfect Crime" premiering February 9 and "Space Men" premiering March 1. Check your local listings!
Aired: 02/02/16 |
The Asian American and Pacific Islander History
Clip | 30s
Clip | 30s
Adam Forepaugh: The Competitor
Clip | 1m
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Special | 52m 39s | WETA Passport
The American Diplomat (español)
Special | 52m 43s
Fatal Flood (español)
Special | 51m 37s | WETA Passport
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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