American Experience

Sealab

Season 31 Episode 2 | 53m 13s | Video has closed captioning.

Sealab tells the little-known story of the daring program that tested the limits of human endurance and revolutionized undersea exploration.

Aired: 02/12/19

Expired: 02/11/22

Rating: TV-PG

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The Chinese Six Companies

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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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