Coming in January 2016
Preview | 1m 50s
Watch a short video about the documentaries kicking off American Experience's 2016 season. Executive Producer Mark Samels introduces our two new documentaries coming this January to PBS: "Bonnie and Clyde" premiering January 19 and "The Mine Wars" premiering January 26.
Aired: 01/01/16 |
The Asian American and Pacific Islander History
Clip | 30s
Clip | 30s
Adam Forepaugh: The Competitor
Clip | 1m
Riveted: The History of Jeans (español)
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
More History Shows
- Antiques Roadshow
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is part adventure, part history lesson, and part treasure hunt!
- Finding Your Roots
Join Henry Louis Gates, Jr. in Finding Your Roots on PBS!
- American Masters
Discover insightful profiles of important figures in America's artistic and cultural life.
- Iconic America
In this new docuseries, David Rubenstein explores the meaning of America’s iconic symbols.
- Lucy Worsley Investigates
Lucy Worsley re-investigates some of the most dramatic chapters in British history.
- Secrets of the Dead
Uncover the untold stories and secrets of iconic historical moments to rewrite history.