Plague at the Golden Gate
Season 34 Episode 4 | 1h 52m 39s
Discover how an outbreak of bubonic plague in 1900 set off fear and anti-Asian sentiment in San Francisco. This new documentary tells the gripping story of the race against time by health officials to save the city from the deadly disease.
Aired: 05/24/22 | Expires: 05/23/25 |
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S34 Ep4 | 1h 52m 39s
S34 Ep3 | 52m 45s
S34 Ep2 | 52m 43s
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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