Season 23 Episode 11 | 1h 52m 28s
The story behind a courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
Aired: 02/06/12 | Expires: 07/19/23 |
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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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