The Great War, Part 1: Trailer
Preview: Season 29 Episode 8 | 30s
Explore America’s tortured, nearly three-year journey to war. American neutrality, eroded by reports of German atrocities and submarine attacks on American ships, finally led to Wilson’s proclamation that “the world must be made safe for democracy.”
Aired: 04/10/17 |
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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