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In Search of Walt Whitman, In Search of Walt Whitman, Part One: 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 (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 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 1 hour 4 mins
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In Search of Walt Whitman, In Search of Walt Whitman, Part Two: 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 (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 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 57 mins
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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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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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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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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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