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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, Series 333. Episode 7, The Circus, Part One
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directed by Sharon Grimberg, fl. 1997; produced by Sharon Grimberg, fl. 1997 and Melissa Martin Pollard, fl. 2015, Winter Pink Films, in American Experience, Series 333. Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 52 mins
American Experience: The Circus This four-hour mini-series tells the story of one of the most popular and influential forms of entertainment in American history. Drawing upon a vast and rich visual archive, The Circus follows the rise and fall of the gigantic, traveling tented railroad circus, recounting the era w...
directed by Sharon Grimberg, fl. 1997; produced by Sharon Grimberg, fl. 1997 and Melissa Martin Pollard, fl. 2015, Winter Pink Films, in American Experience, Series 333. Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 52 mins
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American Experience, Series 333, Episode 8, The Circus, Part Two
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directed by Sharon Grimberg, fl. 1997; produced by Sharon Grimberg, fl. 1997 and Melissa Martin Pollard, fl. 2015, Winter Pink Films, in American Experience, Series 333, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 54 mins
American Experience: The Circus This four-hour mini-series tells the story of one of the most popular and influential forms of entertainment in American history. Drawing upon a vast and rich visual archive, The Circus follows the rise and fall of the gigantic, traveling tented railroad circus, recounting the era w...
directed by Sharon Grimberg, fl. 1997; produced by Sharon Grimberg, fl. 1997 and Melissa Martin Pollard, fl. 2015, Winter Pink Films, in American Experience, Series 333, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 1 hour 54 mins
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Great Big Story, Kate's on the Case
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2018), 2 mins
When Kate Warne first applied for a position at the Pinkerton Detective Agency, she was laughed at. Still, she persevered and soon became America’s first female detective. During her time at the agency, she uncovered a plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln during a trip from Philadelphia to Baltimore. She concocte...
produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2018), 2 mins
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Orchard House: Home of Little Women
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directed by Jan Turnquist, fl. 2018; produced by Rob Mast, fl. 2013, American Public Television (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 27 mins
Go inside the 350-year-old home in Concord, Massachusetts where Louisa May Alcott wrote and set Little Women in 1868. With a nurturing, talented family as owners and literary giants Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Nathaniel Hawthorne as neighbors, Orchard House uniquely inspired Louisa May Alcott to...
directed by Jan Turnquist, fl. 2018; produced by Rob Mast, fl. 2013, American Public Television (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 27 mins
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America: Promised Land, Part 1
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directed by Jamie Crawford, fl. 2006 and Dan Clifton, fl. 2000-2015; produced by Nutopia, in America: Promised Land (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2017), 1 hour 40 mins
America: Promised Land chronicles the massive immigration patterns of ethnic groups to the United States, anchored by interviews with descendants of ancestors and geographical imagery that showcases the history of how America was populated. Reveals the epic history behind the creation of America, exploring how and...
directed by Jamie Crawford, fl. 2006 and Dan Clifton, fl. 2000-2015; produced by Nutopia, in America: Promised Land (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2017), 1 hour 40 mins
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Tell Them We Are Rising
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directed by Marco Williams, 1956- and Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stacey Holman, fl. 1999, Cyndee Readdean, fl. 2004, Marco Williams, 1956- and Stanley Nelson, 1955-, Firelight Media (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 22 mins
A haven for Black intellectuals, artists and revolutionaries - and path of promise toward the American dream - Black colleges and universities have educated the architects of freedom movements and cultivated leaders in every field. They have been unapologetically Black for more than 150 years. For the first time e...
directed by Marco Williams, 1956- and Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stacey Holman, fl. 1999, Cyndee Readdean, fl. 2004, Marco Williams, 1956- and Stanley Nelson, 1955-, Firelight Media (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 1 hour 22 mins
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The American Artist: The Life & Times of George Caleb Bingham
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directed by Shane Seley, fl. 2006 and Keith Johnson, fl. 2015; produced by Amanda Curtis Lillig, 1987-, Friends of Arrow Rock and Wide Awake Films (Portland, OR: Collective Eye Films, 2016), 58 mins
A historical documentary on George Caleb Bingham, a respected early American portrait painter. His reputation was forever damaged by his choice to make a courageous stand following the Civil War. Upon his death, his legacy was scattered, his work written off as quaint, and nearly forgotten entirely.
directed by Shane Seley, fl. 2006 and Keith Johnson, fl. 2015; produced by Amanda Curtis Lillig, 1987-, Friends of Arrow Rock and Wide Awake Films (Portland, OR: Collective Eye Films, 2016), 58 mins
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American Experience: The Abolitionists, Interview with David William Blight, part 5 of 6
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, WGBH Boston, in American Experience: The Abolitionists (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2016), 29 mins
David William Blight is Class of 1954 Professor of American History at Yale University and Director of the Gilder-Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition. His works include: Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory; Beyond the Battlefield: Race, Memory & the American Civil War;...
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, WGBH Boston, in American Experience: The Abolitionists (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2016), 29 mins
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Daughters of the New Republic: Harriet Tubman and Sarah Bradford
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directed by Linda Robertson, fl. 2016; produced by Due North Productions (Trumansburg, NY: Due North Productions, 2016), 1 hour 12 mins
Today, Harriet Tubman is an icon for the struggle for freedom in the United States. Her story might have been lost to history except for one woman, Sarah Bradford, who agreed to write her friend's biography. But who was she? Why did she say, "Yes," when others called her plan to make a heroine of a black woman and...
directed by Linda Robertson, fl. 2016; produced by Due North Productions (Trumansburg, NY: Due North Productions, 2016), 1 hour 12 mins
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