First White Settlers in Hawai’i
Clip: Season 30 | 1m 8s
The first white Americans to settle in the Islands arrived in the 1820s intent on Christianizing aboriginal Hawaiians; they soon decided it was the Lord's will that they husband the Hawaiian lands to profitability.
Aired: 04/17/18 |
Letter from a father
Clip: S30 | 2m 6s
Harry Houdini's Impulse to Escape
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Thomas Hunt Morgan
Clip: S30 | 1m 19s
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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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