American Experience

  • Score 9.0
  • Premiered: Oct 1988
  • Episodes: 441
  • Followers: 68
  • Rank #3367
  • Running
  • PBS
  • Tuesday at 9

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Season 33
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The Codebreaker
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Jan 11, 2021
Based on the book The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies, The Codebreaker reveals the fascinating story of .. show full overview
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Goin' Back to T-Town
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Feb 08, 2021
Goin’ Back to T-Town tells the story of Greenwood, an extraordinary Black community in Tulsa, Oklahoma, that prospered during the 1920s and 30s despite rampant and hostile segregation. .. show full overview
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Goin' Back to T-Town
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Air date
Feb 08, 2021
Goin’ Back to T-Town tells the story of Greenwood, an extraordinary Black community in Tulsa, Oklahoma, that prospered during the 1920s and 30s despite rampant and hostile segregation. .. show full overview
33x2
Voice of Freedom
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Feb 15, 2021
On Easter Sunday, 1939, contralto Marian Anderson stepped up to a microphone in front of the Lincoln Memorial. Inscribed on the walls of the monument behind her were the words “all men .. show full overview
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The Blinding of Isaac Woodard
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Mar 30, 2021
In 1946, Isaac Woodard, a Black army sergeant on his way home to South Carolina after serving in WWII, was pulled from a bus for arguing with the driver. The local chief of police .. show full overview
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American Oz
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Apr 19, 2021
Explore the life and times of author L. Frank Baum, the creator of one of the most beloved, enduring and classic American narratives. By 1900, when The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was .. show full overview
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Billy Graham
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May 17, 2021
Billy Graham explores the life and career of one of the best-known and most influential religious leaders of the 20th century. From modest beginnings on a North Carolina farm, Graham .. show full overview
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Sandra Day O'Connor: The First
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Sep 13, 2021
Discover the story of the Supreme Court’s first female justice. A pioneer who both reflected and shaped an era, she was the deciding vote in cases on some of the 20th century’s most controversial issues—including race, gender and reproductive rights.
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Citizen Hearst (1)
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Sep 27, 2021
Trace the rise of William Randolph Hearst, who built the nation’s largest media empire by the 1930s. Born into one of America’s wealthiest families, he used his properties to achieve unprecedented political power, then ran for office himself.
33x8
Citizen Hearst
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Sep 28, 2021
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Citizen Hearst (2)
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Sep 28, 2021
Follow William Randolph Hearst’s continued rise to power and expansion into Hollywood. The model for Citizen Kane, he had a decades-long affair with actress Marion Davies, built an enormous castle at San Simeon, and forever transformed modern media.

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