This Was Absolute War
Clip: Season 23 Episode 11 | 2m 8s
May 20, 1961, a busload of Freedom Riders were confronted by anti-civil rights protesters in Montgomery, Alabama.
Aired: 02/06/12 |
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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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