Coming in Fall 2016
Preview: Season 29 | 2m 37s
American Experience premieres two new documentaries coming to PBS this fall: Tesla on October 18 and The Battle of Chosin on November 1. Looking ahead to April 2017, we take a sneak peek at The Great War.
Aired: 10/17/16 |
Clip: S29 | 59s
Clip: S29 | 1m 12s
Clip: S29 | 25s
S29 Ep6 | 53m 10s
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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