The Great War: Culture Change
Clip: Season 29 Episode 8 | 30s
The Great War tells the rich and complex story of WWI through the voices of nurses, journalists, aviators and the American troops who came to be known as “doughboys.” The series explores the experiences of African American and Latino soldiers, suffragists, Native American “code talkers” and others whose participation in the war to “make the world safe for democracy” has been largely forgotten.
Aired: 03/07/17 |
Clip: S29 Ep8 | 2m 38s
Clip: S29 Ep8 | 2m 2s
Alice Paul: The Suffragist
Clip: S29 Ep8 | 1m 46s
S29 Ep6 | 53m 10s
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
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