American Experience

The American Diplomat (español)

Special | 52m 43s

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Explore las vidas y el legado de tres embajadores afroamericanos que rompieron las barreras raciales para alcanzar nombramientos de alto rango en las administraciones de Truman, Eisenhower y Kennedy; y el impacto duradero que dejaron en el Servicio Exterior.

Aired: 02/15/22 | Expires: 02/14/25 | Rating: NR

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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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