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The Feud
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32x1
The Feud
From 1863-1891, the Hatfield-McCoy feud in the West Virginia-Kentucky area along the Tug Fork of the Big Sandy River.
32x1
McCarthy
McCarthy chronicles the rise and fall of Joseph McCarthy, the Wisconsin senator whose zealous anti-communist crusade would test the limits of American decency and democracy.
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Joe McCarthy
Examining the junior senator from Wisconsin, Joe McCarthy, whose unfounded accusations were termed witch hunts.
32x2
The Poison Squad
The story of government chemist Dr. Harvey Wiley who, determined to banish these dangerous substances from dinner tables, took on the powerful food manufacturers and their allies.
32x3
Ruby Ridge
A riveting account of the event that helped give rise to the modern American militia movement.
32x4
The Fight
On June 22, 1938, 70,000 fans crammed into Yankee Stadium to watch what some have called "the most important sporting event in history" — the rematch between African American heavyweight Joe Louis and his German opponent Max Schmeling.
32x5
Test Tube Babies
Test Tube Babies tells the story of doctors, researchers, and hopeful couples who pushed the limits of science and triggered a technological revolution in human reproduction. In so .. show full overview
32x6
The Polio Crusade
The story of the polio crusade pays tribute to a time when Americans banded together to conquer a terrible disease. The medical breakthrough saved countless lives and had a pervasive impact on American philanthropy that continues to be felt today.
32x3
The Man Who Tried to Feed the World
The story of the man who would not only solve India’s famine problem but would go on to lead a “Green Revolution” of worldwide agriculture programs estimated to have saved one billion lives.
32x4
George W. Bush, Part 1
The latest addition to AMERICAN EXPERIENCE’s Peabody Award-winning series of presidential biographies, this two-part, four-hour look at the life and presidency of George W. Bush features .. show full overview
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George W. Bush, Part 2
The latest addition to AMERICAN EXPERIENCE’s Peabody Award-winning series of presidential biographies, this two-part, four-hour look at the life and presidency of George W. Bush features .. show full overview
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Mr. Tornado
Mr. Tornado is the remarkable story of the man whose groundbreaking work in research and applied science saved thousands of lives and helped Americans prepare for and respond to dangerous weather phenomena.