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American Experience, The Codebreaker
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directed by Chana Gazit, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Chana Gazit, fl. 1988-2017 and Hilary Klotz Steinman, fl. 2005, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 53 mins
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: The Codebreaker tells the story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, a groundbreaking cryptanalyst who helped develop the codebreaking methods that led to the creation of the powerful new science of cryptology.
directed by Chana Gazit, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Chana Gazit, fl. 1988-2017 and Hilary Klotz Steinman, fl. 2005, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 53 mins
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American Experience, Season 30, Episode 2, The Secret of Tuxedo Park
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Nazenet Habtezghi, 1977- and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, WGBH Educational Foundation, American Experience Films and Apograph Productions, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 54 mins
The Secret of Tuxedo Park tells a long-overlooked story of an individual who helped alter the course of history in World War II.
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Nazenet Habtezghi, 1977- and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, WGBH Educational Foundation, American Experience Films and Apograph Productions, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 54 mins
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American Experience, Season 30, Episode 7, The Chinese Exclusion Act
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directed by Ric Burns, 1955- and Li-Shin Yu, fl. 1984; produced by Li-Shin Yu, fl. 1984, Robin Espinola, fl. 1996, Ric Burns, 1955-, Kathryn Clinard, fl. 2013, Nat Rosa, fl. 2015 and Greg Sorin, fl. 2014, Steeplechase Films, Center for Asian American Media, New-York Historical Society and American Experience Films, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 2 hours 40 mins
Examine the origin, history and impact of the 1882 law that made it illegal for Chinese workers to come to America and for Chinese nationals already here ever to become U.S. citizens.
directed by Ric Burns, 1955- and Li-Shin Yu, fl. 1984; produced by Li-Shin Yu, fl. 1984, Robin Espinola, fl. 1996, Ric Burns, 1955-, Kathryn Clinard, fl. 2013, Nat Rosa, fl. 2015 and Greg Sorin, fl. 2014, Steeplechase Films, Center for Asian American Media, New-York Historical Society and American Experience Films, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 2 hours 40 mins
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American Experience, Season 30, Episode 11, The Eugenics Crusade
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directed by Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998; produced by Rafael de la Uz, fl. 2001, Connie Honeycutt, fl. 2011 and Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998, WGBH Boston, 42nd Parallel Films and American Experience Films, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 11 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 54 mins
The Eugenics Crusade tells the story of campaign to breed a “better” American race, tracing the rise of the movement that turned the fledgling science of heredity into a powerful instrument of social control.
directed by Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998; produced by Rafael de la Uz, fl. 2001, Connie Honeycutt, fl. 2011 and Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998, WGBH Boston, 42nd Parallel Films and American Experience Films, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 11 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 54 mins
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American Experience, Season 31, Episode 1, The Swamp
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directed by Randall MacLowry, 1963-; produced by Rebecca Taylor, fl. 1999 and Randall MacLowry, 1963-, Film Posse and WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience, Season 31, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 54 mins
The Swamp tells the dramatic story of humanity's attempts to conquer the Florida Everglades, one of nature's most mysterious and unique ecosystems. Home to a profusion of plants and animals found nowhere else on the continent, the Everglades was an immense watershed covering the southern half of the Florida penins...
directed by Randall MacLowry, 1963-; produced by Rebecca Taylor, fl. 1999 and Randall MacLowry, 1963-, Film Posse and WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience, Season 31, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 54 mins
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American Experience, Season 33, Episode 2, Voice of Freedom
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Emily Harrold, fl. 2012 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, Apograph Productions, in American Experience, Season 33, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 41 mins
Follow the story of singer Marian Anderson, whose talent broke down barriers around the world. Narrated by Renée Elise Goldsberry (Hamilton), Voice of Freedom explores questions about talent, race, fame, democracy and the American soul.
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Emily Harrold, fl. 2012 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, Apograph Productions, in American Experience, Season 33, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 41 mins
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The American Indian: How He Earns a Living
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in Prelinger Collection, of United States. Library of Congress. Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Collection (New York, NY: Harmon Foundation, 1933, originally published 1933), 14 mins
Scenes, introduced by intertitles, of Indians engaged in arts and crafts, fishing, logging, agriculture, irrigation projects.
in Prelinger Collection, of United States. Library of Congress. Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Collection (New York, NY: Harmon Foundation, 1933, originally published 1933), 14 mins
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American Veteran, Season 1, Episode 1, The Crossing
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directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013, WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Veteran, Season 1, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 55 mins
"There is a very stark line between before boot camp and after boot camp," a veteran recalls. As recruits take the oath to serve, they leave the civilian world to become a soldier, sailor, marine, airman or woman. This is the start of their transformation. Narrated by TV host and former Marine Drew Carey.
directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013, WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Veteran, Season 1, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 55 mins
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American Veteran, Season 1, Episode 2, The Mission
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directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013, WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Veteran, Season 1, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 55 mins
Military life shapes service men and women in profound and unexpected ways. A young Coast Guard recruit who helped ferry soldiers to fight and die on D-Day. A pilot based in Nevada who remotely guided bomber drones over Afghanistan. A young Marine who rose to become the first Latina general. Narrated by Senator Ta...
directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013, WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Veteran, Season 1, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 55 mins
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American Veteran, Season 1, Episode 4, The Reckoning
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directed by Leah Williams, fl. 2013; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013, WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Veteran, Season 1, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 55 mins
"Those who went into the service and those who did not, we are two different realities," a veteran decides. But there are differences from vet to vet, too. Reflecting on their service, veterans ask how they and civilians can move America forward together. Narrated by J.R. Martinez, Army veteran, actor and motivati...
directed by Leah Williams, fl. 2013; produced by Leah Williams, fl. 2013, WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Veteran, Season 1, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 55 mins
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