The Great War: Why we made it
Clip: Season 29 Episode 8 | 2m 24s
The Great War is a three-part, six-hour look at the First World War—a battle that fundamentally transformed America’s place in the world, and its life at home. American Experience Executive Producer Mark Samels discusses the film and why we made it—explaining that you cannot understand the world we live in today without understanding the Great War.
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
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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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