Douglass Publishes "The North Star"
Clip: Season 1 | 2m 24s
In Rochester, New York, the last stop on the Underground Railroad, Frederick Douglass published abolitionist newspaper "The North Star," naming it after the icon followed by so many escaping slaves on their quest to freedom.
Aired: 01/08/13 |
JFK, Part 2, chapter 1
Clip: S1 | 7m 28s
JFK Sneak Peek
Clip: S1 | 33m 45s
JFK's First Lady: Jackie and the White House
Clip: S1 | 2m 59s
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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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