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American Experience

RFK: Trailer

After his brother was assassinated, Robert F. Kennedy struggled to find his voice.

RFK: Trailer

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RFK Announces King's Death

On April 4, 1968, RFK delivered the news of Dr. King’s assassination in Indianapolis.

RFK Announces King's Death

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United States v. Wong Kim Ark

In 1898, the Supreme Court ruled that Wong Kim Ark had acquired U.S. citizenship at birth.

United States v. Wong Kim Ark

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The Chinese Exclusion Act: Preview

Watch a preview of The Chinese Exclusion Act.

The Chinese Exclusion Act: Preview

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The Chinese Exclusion Act: Promo

On May 6, 1882, President Chester A. Arthur signed into law The Chinese Exclusion Act.

The Chinese Exclusion Act: Promo

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An Extraordinary Law

In 1882, President Chester A. Arthur signed into law the Chinese Exclusion Act.

An Extraordinary Law

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Victims of Bonnie and Clyde

In April 1933, the Barrow gang holed up in Joplin, Missouri for a break from the road.

Victims of Bonnie and Clyde

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Parchman Prison

In 1961, the Freedom Riders were arrested and sent to Mississippi’s Parchman Prison.

Parchman Prison

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The "Scopes Monkey Trial"

In 1925, the “Scopes Monkey Trial” pit traditional Christian beliefs against evolution.

The "Scopes Monkey Trial"

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The U.S. In Hitler's Olympics

Max Schmeling convinced the U.S. Olympic Committee to attend the 1936 Olympic games.

The U.S. In Hitler's Olympics

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PBS Previews: The Chinese Exclusion Act

Get an inside look at the making of The Chinese Exclusion Act, premiering May 29 at 8/7c.

PBS Previews: The Chinese Exclusion Act

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Lowering the Hawaiian Flag

The Hawaiian people had done everything in their power not to be annexed by the U.S.

Lowering the Hawaiian Flag

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First White Settlers in Hawai’i

The first white Americans to settle in the Islands arrived in the 1820s.

First White Settlers in Hawai’i

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The Island Murder: Trailer

A young Navy wife made a drastic rape allegation against five nonwhite Hawaiians in 1931.

The Island Murder: Trailer

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A Ride Through Memphis

Fifty years after Dr. King's assassination, two long-time Memphis residents talk about the

A Ride Through Memphis

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King and Ray

The assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King forever bound the two men in history.

King and Ray

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This is my brother

Who is this? Our team turned to Facebook, then headed to Memphis to find out.

This is my brother

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The Palmer Raids

Many feared the 1919 raids went too far — violating the civil liberties of people.

The Palmer Raids

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Becoming J. Edgar Hoover

The law school grad was asked to run the “Radical Division” at the Justice Department.

Becoming J. Edgar Hoover

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An Attorney General Targeted

In 1919, A. Mitchell Palmer created the “Radical Division” within the Justice Department.

An Attorney General Targeted

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Golden Rule Jones

The Gilded Age entrepreneur offered a workplace that was guided by the golden rule.

Golden Rule Jones

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Henry George: From Poverty to Politics

Henry George’s message about the haves and the have nots helped ignite a movement.

Henry George: From Poverty to Politics