The Race Underground, Chapter 1
Clip | 8m 24s
It was Boston — a city of so many firsts — that overcame a litany of engineering challenges, the greed-driven interests of businessmen, and the great fears of its citizenry to construct America’s first subway.
Aired: 01/31/17 |
The Asian American and Pacific Islander History
Clip | 30s
Clip | 30s
Adam Forepaugh: The Competitor
Clip | 1m
Riveted: The History of Jeans (español)
Special | 52m 39s | WETA Passport
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Special | 52m 43s
Fatal Flood (español)
Special | 51m 37s | WETA Passport
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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