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Untold: OG Explainers, The Anti-Masonic Party
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: OG Explainers (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
Learn about the Anti-Masonic Party and how it challenged elitism at the highest echelons of US government.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: OG Explainers (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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Untold: OG Explainers, The Underground Railroad
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: OG Explainers (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
A sprawling network of secret routes, pathways and safe houses, the Underground Railroad helped countless enslaved people escape to freedom in the 18th and 19th centuries.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: OG Explainers (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 1, The Early Years (1819–1855)
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directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 1 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 1 hour 4 mins

Part One: The Early Years (1819–1855)

Walt Whitman rises from a hardscrabble boyhood in New York to write Leaves of Grass in 1855 that revolutionizes poetry. This episode explores the mystery of how a seemingly ordinary writer, with little education or training, could have created such a literature-altering master...

directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 1 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 1 hour 4 mins
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In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 2, Becoming a Poet (1855-1864)
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directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 2 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 57 mins

Part Two: Becoming a Poet (1855-1864)

The poet publishes Leaves of Grass, receives a fateful letter from Ralph Waldo Emerson, and moves to Washington to care for sick and injured Civil War soldiers. This episode brings to life such renowned poems as “Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking,” “Crossing Brooklyn...

directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 2 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 57 mins
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Untold: Hidden Histories, John Rollin Ridge
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Histories (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
We've had some great American Novelists? You’ve read some of them in school, right? But one writer you’ve probably never heard of is John Rollin Ridge, aka Yellow Bird: the first Native American to ever publish a novel about a ficticious Mexican folk hero no less!
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Histories (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
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Untold: Museum of Artifacts that made America, Five-Shot Colt Patterson
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produced by USC Center EDGE and Makematic, in Untold: Museum of Artifacts that made America (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 1 min
Killing zombies online is fun, right? But imagine you could only shoot one bullet at a time. You’d be TOAST! This is the story of the American, five-shot Colt Paterson: a handgun that changed history.
produced by USC Center EDGE and Makematic, in Untold: Museum of Artifacts that made America (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 1 min
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 6, Roots In Politics
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directed by Hazel Gurland-Pooler, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Hazel Gurland-Pooler, fl. 1997-2017 and Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the diverse family histories of politicians Paul Ryan, Tulsi Gabbard and Marco Rubio. They each see a shared vision of the great American melting pot reflected in their ancestors’ stories.
directed by Hazel Gurland-Pooler, fl. 1997-2017; produced by Hazel Gurland-Pooler, fl. 1997-2017 and Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 6 (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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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 8, Hard Times
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directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; produced by Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 mins
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the family stories of filmmaker Michael Moore and actors Laura Linney and Chloë Sevigny—three people whose distant ancestors overcame great hardships in ways that resonate with their lives today.
directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; produced by Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 5, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 52 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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