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PBS Previews: Chasing the Moon

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Go behind the scenes with the production team to get a sneak peek of Chasing the Moon, a film by Robert Stone coming to PBS this Summer.

Aired: 04/12/19 | Expired: 07/08/19 | Rating: NR

Corporate sponsorship for American Experience is provided by Liberty Mutual Insurance. Major funding by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

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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.

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