Murder of a President Preview
Preview: Season 28 Episode 2 | 31s
President James Garfield was only four months into his presidency when he was shot by a deranged office seeker. The President was bedridden for two months while doctors probed for the assassin's bullet with unsterilized instruments. When Garfield died in September, the entire nation joined his widow, Lucretia in mourning the late President. Premieres February 2 at 9/8c on PBS American Experience.
Aired: 02/02/16 |
Preview: S28 Ep2 | 30s
Clip: S28 Ep2 | 7m 21s
Clip: S28 Ep2 | 2m 37s
S28 Ep6 | 52m 9s
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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