American Experience

The Murder of Emmett Till (español)

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El asesinato y el juicio horrorizaron a la nación y al mundo. La muerte de Till fue la chispa que ayudó a movilizar el Movimiento por los Derechos Civiles. Tres meses después de que sacaran su cuerpo del río Tallahattchie, comenzó el boicot a los autobuses de Montgomery.

Aired: 07/27/20 | 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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