The True Story of the First Thanksgiving
Clip: Season 27 Episode 10 | 2m 58s
The first Thanksgiving wasn't the same holiday we celebrate today -- in fact, the Pilgrims didn't even call it "thanksgiving." "The Pilgrims" premieres Tuesday, November 24 at 8/7c on PBS American Experience.
Aired: 11/24/15 |
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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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