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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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In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 3, The Civil War and Beyond (1865-1892)
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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 3 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 1 hour

Part Three: The Civil War and Beyond (1865-1892)

Whitman falls in love, explores war and assassination in his poetry, yet becomes disillusioned by the Gilded Age that ensues. He recovers from a debilitating stroke to live out his days in Camden NJ, where he continues to write poetry. This episode includes powerful...

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 3 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 1 hour
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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: Cable News Network (CNN), 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: Cable News Network (CNN), 2018), 2 mins
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Orchard House: Home of Little Women
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directed by Jan Turnquist, fl. 2018, Rob Mast, fl. 2013, Lisa Q. Wolfinger, fl. 1995 and Josh Shelov; produced by Rob Mast, fl. 2013, Jan Turnquist, fl. 2018 and Lisa Q. Wolfinger, fl. 1995, 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, Rob Mast, fl. 2013, Lisa Q. Wolfinger, fl. 1995 and Josh Shelov; produced by Rob Mast, fl. 2013, Jan Turnquist, fl. 2018 and Lisa Q. Wolfinger, fl. 1995, 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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Finding Your Roots, Season 4, Season 4, Episode 3, Puritans and Pioneers
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Hannah Olson, fl. 2013, Hazel Gurland-Pooler, fl. 1997-2017 and Josh Gleason, fl. 2011-2014, Inkwell Films, Kunhardt Films and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 4, Season 4, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 52 mins
Actors Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen and William H. Macy trace their nonconformist ancestors through American conflicts: the Civil War and the American Revolution, all the way back to the Puritan establishment.
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Hannah Olson, fl. 2013, Hazel Gurland-Pooler, fl. 1997-2017 and Josh Gleason, fl. 2011-2014, Inkwell Films, Kunhardt Films and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 4, Season 4, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2017), 52 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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