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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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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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10 Things You Don't Know About, Season 3, Episode 10, The Gold Rush
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directed by Dominique Anders, fl. 2003-2017; presented by Henry Rollins, 1961-; produced by Mary Courtney, fl. 2004-2016, Asylum Entertainment, in 10 Things You Don't Know About, Season 3, Episode 10 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins

In "10 Things You Don't Know About", punk rock icon Henry Rollins uncovers crazy twists and tidbits behind the historical tales, figures, and places you only thought you knew. Whether he's analyzing centuries-old documents at the National Archives or exploring the inside of a dead gangster's speakeasy, he's on a m...

directed by Dominique Anders, fl. 2003-2017; presented by Henry Rollins, 1961-; produced by Mary Courtney, fl. 2004-2016, Asylum Entertainment, in 10 Things You Don't Know About, Season 3, Episode 10 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2014), 43 mins
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Italian-Americans in California
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directed by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005; produced by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005 and Suma Kurien (New York: Eurus Productions, 2014), 1 hour 20 mins
This film documents the experience of Italian immigrants in California, which was markedly different from that of their compatriots elsewhere in the United States. Through stories set in seven Italian communities throughout California, 'Finding the Mother Lode' examines how economic and social mobility became poss...
directed by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005; produced by Gianfranco Norelli, fl. 1980-2005 and Suma Kurien (New York: Eurus Productions, 2014), 1 hour 20 mins
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States, The States: California, North Carolina, Kansas, New Hampshire and West Virginia
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produced by Nicholas A. Stein, fl. 2006, in States (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2007), 43 mins
Visit the Golden, Tar Heel, Sunflower, Granite, and Mountain States! This program outlines the unique characteristics of California (car culture, Hollywood, earthquakes, Napa Valley agriculture, and the origins of McDonald's and fast food); of North Carolina (NASCAR, Kitty Hawk, Fort Bragg, the banking and hog ind...
produced by Nicholas A. Stein, fl. 2006, in States (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2007), 43 mins
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10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America, 6, Gold Rush
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produced by Michael Ehrenzweig, fl. 1974-2015, in 10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America, 6 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins
When gold was discovered at Sutter's Mill, California, in 1848, some 300,000 people from the rest of the United States and abroad flooded the region to try to strike it rich. Using re-creations, archival photos, and interviews with noted historians, this program examines the quest for wealth as well as the far-rea...
produced by Michael Ehrenzweig, fl. 1974-2015, in 10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America, 6 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins
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Ken Burns's The West, 3, The Speck of the Future
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written by Ken Burns, 1953-; directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017, in Ken Burns's The West, 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1996), 1 hour 26 mins
By 1848, the United States claimed virtually all of the West. The Louisiana Purchase, the annexation of Texas and Oregon, and the war with Mexico had stretched the nation's boundaries all the way to the Pacific. But the West was American in name only. Few people east of the Mississippi were anxious to venture into...
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017, in Ken Burns's The West, 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 1996), 1 hour 26 mins
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