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American Experience, Season 34 Episode 3, Flood in the Desert
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Emily Harrold, fl. 2012 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, WGBH Educational Foundation and Apograph Productions, in American Experience, Season 34 Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 53 mins
Explore the 1928 collapse of the St. Francis Dam, the second deadliest disaster in California history. A colossal engineering and human failure, the dam was built by William Mulholland, a self-taught engineer who ensured the growth of Los Angeles by bringing the city water via aqueduct. The catastrophe killed more...
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Emily Harrold, fl. 2012 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, WGBH Educational Foundation and Apograph Productions, in American Experience, Season 34 Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 53 mins
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Crash Course US History, America in World War I
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in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 13 mins
In which John Green teaches you about American involvement in World War I, which at the time was called the Great War. They didn't know there was going to be a second one, though they probably should have guessed, 'cause this one didn't wrap up very neatly. So, the United States stayed out of World War I at first,...
in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 13 mins
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Crash Course US History, The Roaring 20's
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in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 13 mins
In which John Green teaches you about the United States in the 1920s. They were known as the roaring 20s, but not because there were lions running around everywhere. In the 1920s, America's economy was booming, and all kinds of social changes were in progress. Hollywood, flappers, jazz, there was all kinds of stuf...
in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 13 mins
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Crash Course US History, Women's Suffrage
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in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 13 mins
In which John Green teaches you about American women in the Progressive Era and, well, the progress they made. So the big deal is, of course, the right to vote women gained when the 19th amendment was passed and ratified. But women made a lot of other gains in the 30 years between 1890 and 1920. More women joined...
in Crash Course US History (Crash Course US History, 2021), 13 mins
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Untold: America Explained, 58, The Tulsa Race Massacre
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in Untold: America Explained, 58 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 3 mins
It was one of the deadliest terror attacks in US history. So why wasn’t the Tulsa Race Massacre properly taught in US schools until 2019?
in Untold: America Explained, 58 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 3 mins
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Untold: Arts, Episode 102, The Harlem Renaissance
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in Untold: Arts, Episode 102 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
The Harlem Renaissance was an explosion of African-American culture and creativity that began in 1920s New York.
in Untold: Arts, Episode 102 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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Untold: Hidden Figures, Anna May Wong: Hollywood's First Asian American Movie Star
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produced by USC Center EDGE and Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Figures (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
At a time when racist laws and shameful stereotyping limited the careers of ethnic minority actors, Anna May Wong broke down doors to become the first Chinese American movie star in history!
produced by USC Center EDGE and Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Figures (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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Untold: TYK Explainers, Mount Rushmore
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: TYK Explainers (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
It’s one of the most recognisable landmarks in the United States – but what’s the untold story behind Mount Rushmore National Monument?
produced by Makematic, in Untold: TYK Explainers (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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CNN Specials, Pandemic: How a Virus Changed the World in 1918
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presented by Anderson Cooper, 1967-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in CNN Specials (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2020), 42 mins
In 1918, America was fighting 2 wars, with World War One overseas, and an even deadlier battle at home. It was the pandemic of 1918, known as the Spanish flu, and it was killing Americans quickly and in large numbers. Anderson Cooper, Dr. Anthony Fauci and others trace the evolution of this virus and look at lesso...
presented by Anderson Cooper, 1967-; produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in CNN Specials (Atlanta, GA: CNN Newsource Sales, 2020), 42 mins
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Maptastic, Episode 3, Mapping how railroads built America
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produced by Financial Times (Newspaper), in Maptastic, Episode 3 (London, England: Financial Times (Newspaper), 2020), 15 mins
A new look at antique US railroad maps reveals how cities grew over the past 200 years. The FT's Alan Smith and Steven Bernard trace how cities, people and the economy spread from coast to coast.
produced by Financial Times (Newspaper), in Maptastic, Episode 3 (London, England: Financial Times (Newspaper), 2020), 15 mins
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