Le Chemin des Dames
Clip: Season 30 | 5m 42s
“Word of this place and this graffiti had been passed down from generation to generation. A hundred years on, it has sort of taken on the air of legend,” says writer Richard Rubin. “You hear that it’s out there and you set off in search of it.” Richard Rubin is the author of The Last of the Doughboys: The Forgotten Generation and Their Forgotten World War and Back Over There.
Aired: 11/08/17 |
Letter from a father
Clip: S30 | 2m 6s
Harry Houdini's Impulse to Escape
Clip: S30 | 1m 38s
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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