Extras

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    American Experience

    The Circus | Coming October 2018

    "The Circus" explores the history of this distinctly popular American entertainment.

    The Circus | Coming October 2018

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    American Experience

    Chasing the Moon: Teaser

    In 2019, join American Experience and PBS to relive the journey that defined a generation.

    Chasing the Moon: Teaser

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    American Experience

    The Luckiest Man

    Seemingly impervious to injury or illness, Yankee slugger Lou Gehrig never missed a game.

    The Luckiest Man

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    American Experience

    Hoops and Laughter: The Harlem Globetrotters

    A team of African American basketball players from Chicago began touring the Midwest as tc

    Hoops and Laughter: The Harlem Globetrotters

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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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    American Experience

    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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    American Experience

    The Chinese Exclusion Act: Chapter 1

    Watch Chapter 1 of The Chinese Exclusion Act.

    The Chinese Exclusion Act: Chapter 1

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    American Experience

    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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    American Experience

    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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    American Experience

    An Extraordinary Law

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

    An Extraordinary Law

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    American Experience

    The Chinese Exclusion Act: Preview

    Watch a preview of The Chinese Exclusion Act.

    The Chinese Exclusion Act: Preview

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Victims of Bonnie and Clyde

    American Experience

    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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    American Experience

    Parchman Prison

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

    Parchman Prison

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    American Experience

    The "Scopes Monkey Trial"

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

    The "Scopes Monkey Trial"

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    American Experience

    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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    American Experience

    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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    American Experience

    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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    American Experience

    The Island Murder: Chapter 1

    The Island Murder: Chapter 1

    The Island Murder: Chapter 1

    Video thumbnail: American Experience The Island Murder: Trailer

    American Experience

    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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    American Experience

    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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    American Experience

    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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    American Experience

    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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    American Experience

    King and Ray

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

    King and Ray

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    American Experience

    An Attorney General Targeted

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

    An Attorney General Targeted