PBS

American Experience

Day 7 at the 16th Street Church

Clip: Season 23 Episode 11 | 38s

Loading Player...

A time lapse shot of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, where in 1963 a bombing killed four African-American girls. The students attend a concert in the church by the Carlton Reese Memorial Unity Choir on Day 7 of the 2011 Student Freedom Ride.

Aired: 05/20/11 | Rating: NR

Corporate sponsorship for American Experience is provided by Liberty Mutual Insurance. Major funding by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Watch Full length

More Extras From This Episode

See all Extras

More Episodes

See all Episodes

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

Browse all History Shows

Sign into PBS

By creating an account, you acknowledge that PBS may share your information with our member stations and our respective service providers, and that you have read and understand the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Confirm Your Local Station

To help you find your favorite shows and great local content, we've selected a PBS station in your area.

Please confirm that WETA is your preferred local station, or choose another station below.