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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 53 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 53 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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Secrets of the Dead, Season 17, Episode 3, The Woman in the Iron Coffin
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directed by Adam Luria, fl. 2013; produced by Impossible Factual, in Secrets of the Dead, Season 17, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 55 mins
In 2011, construction workers were shocked to uncover the remains of a woman in an abandoned lot in Queens, New York. So great was her level of preservation, witnesses first assumed they had stumbled upon a recent homicide. Forensic analysis, however, revealed a remarkably different story. Buried in an elaborate a...
directed by Adam Luria, fl. 2013; produced by Impossible Factual, in Secrets of the Dead, Season 17, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 55 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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Growth of A Nation, 2, Democracy in America
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produced by Media Rich Learning, in Growth of A Nation, 2 (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2017), 30 mins
President Andrew Jackson’s 1828 election was made possible by a groundswell in popular democracy. While white male suffrage spread throughout the states and into the newly developed territories. At the same time, women, free African-Americans, and American Indians were disenfranchised. The era witnessed the furt...
produced by Media Rich Learning, in Growth of A Nation, 2 (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2017), 30 mins
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Growth of A Nation, 3, Expansion and Reform
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produced by Media Rich Learning, in Growth of A Nation, 3 (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2017), 25 mins
Advances in manufacturing and transportation spurred a great economic expansion in the early 1900s. This fascinating process helped forge a national identity, but fueled growing regional tensions. The turbulent transformation spurred one of the greatest burst of reformism in American history. Countless reform move...
produced by Media Rich Learning, in Growth of A Nation, 3 (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2017), 25 mins
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Growth of A Nation, Part IV, Manifest Destiny
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in Growth of A Nation, Part IV (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2017), 22 mins
In the first half of the 19th century, Americans pushed westward across the Appalachians, the Mississippi River, and the Rocky Mountains, en route to the Pacific Ocean. The frontier experience shaped the American character. At the same time, land hunger, gold fever, and the pursuit of "Manifest Destiny" resulted i...
in Growth of A Nation, Part IV (Chesterton, IN: Media Rich Learning, 2017), 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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