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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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Country Music, Episode 2, Hard Times (1933 –1945)
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, Julie Dunfey, fl. 1999-2012 and Dayton Duncan, fl. 1998-2012, Florentine Films, in Country Music, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 54 mins
During the Great Depression and World War II, country music thrives and reaches bigger audiences. Gene Autry sets off a craze for singing cowboys, Bob Wills adapts jazz’s Big Band sound to create Texas Swing, and Roy Acuff becomes a star.
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, Julie Dunfey, fl. 1999-2012 and Dayton Duncan, fl. 1998-2012, Florentine Films, in Country Music, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 54 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 1, Grandparents and Other Strangers
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by CeCe Moore, fl. 2010 and Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actor Andy Samberg and author George R. R. Martin answer family mysteries when DNA detective work uncovers branches of their family trees. The DNA analysis upends family history and reveals new relatives.
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by CeCe Moore, fl. 2010 and Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 2, Mystery Men
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actors Felicity Huffman and Michael K. Williams discover a wealth of hidden family history. Both grew up knowing little about their biological fathers, and seeing their lost ancestry restored proves empowering.
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 3, Reporting On The Reporters
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directed by Hazel Gurland-Pooler, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Hannah Olson, fl. 2013, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shows journalists Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry and Lisa Ling that the stories within their own family trees are every bit as compelling as the news stories they have been covering for the world.
directed by Hazel Gurland-Pooler, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Hannah Olson, fl. 2013, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 7, No Laughing Matter
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directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; produced by Elizabeth Woller, fl. 2012, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shows comedians Seth Meyers, Tig Notaro and Sarah Silverman that their family trees are filled with people whose struggles laid the groundwork for their success. Gates also reveals news of an unexpected DNA cousin.
directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; produced by Elizabeth Woller, fl. 2012, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
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History Behind the Headlines, The [Green] New Deal
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produced by Media Rich Learning, in History Behind the Headlines (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2019), 3 mins
Long before the Green New Deal, President Franklin Roosevelt introduced a bold plan to combat the Great Depression. He called it the New Deal. The mosaic of plans, programs, and reforms put Americans back to work and restored confidence in the US economy. It didn't break the depression altogether, but it changed t...
produced by Media Rich Learning, in History Behind the Headlines (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2019), 3 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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