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American Experience, Woodstock: Three Days that Defined a Generation
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directed by Jamila Ephron and Barak Goodman, fl. 1996; produced by Mark Samels, Barak Goodman, fl. 1996 and Jamila Ephron, Ark Media, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 37 mins
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the concert that became a touchstone for a generation. This film brings the concert to life through the voices of those who were present at what became the defining moment of the counterculture revolution.
directed by Jamila Ephron and Barak Goodman, fl. 1996; produced by Mark Samels, Barak Goodman, fl. 1996 and Jamila Ephron, Ark Media, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 37 mins
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American Experience: Chasing the Moon, Part 3, Magnificent Desolation
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directed by Robert Stone; produced by Ray Rothrock, Keith Haviland and Daniel Aegerter, Robert Stone Productions, in American Experience: Chasing the Moon, Part 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 53 mins
Magnificent Desolation, which covers 1969-1970, takes Americans to the moon and back. The final episode also considers what happens to scientific and engineering programs - and to a country - after national goals have been achieved.
directed by Robert Stone; produced by Ray Rothrock, Keith Haviland and Daniel Aegerter, Robert Stone Productions, in American Experience: Chasing the Moon, Part 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 53 mins
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American Experience: Chasing the Moon, Part One, A Place Beyond the Sky
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directed by Robert Stone; produced by Ray Rothrock, Keith Haviland and Daniel Aegerter, Robert Stone Productions, in American Experience: Chasing the Moon, Part One (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 53 mins
A Place Beyond the Sky begins in 1957 and tracks the early years of the space race as the United States struggles to catch up with the Soviet Union.
directed by Robert Stone; produced by Ray Rothrock, Keith Haviland and Daniel Aegerter, Robert Stone Productions, in American Experience: Chasing the Moon, Part One (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 53 mins
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American Experience: Chasing the Moon, Part Two, Earthrise
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directed by Robert Stone; produced by Ray Rothrock, Keith Haviland and Daniel Aegerter, Robert Stone Productions, in American Experience: Chasing the Moon, Part Two (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 53 mins
Earthrise covers 1964-1968, four heady, dangerous years in the history of the space race, focusing on the events surrounding the Apollo 1 and Apollo 8 missions.
directed by Robert Stone; produced by Ray Rothrock, Keith Haviland and Daniel Aegerter, Robert Stone Productions, in American Experience: Chasing the Moon, Part Two (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 53 mins
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Country Music, Episode 4, I Can’t Stop Loving You (1953 –1963)
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Dayton Duncan, fl. 1998-2012, Julie Dunfey, fl. 1999-2012 and Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films, in Country Music, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 51 mins
In Memphis, the confluence of blues and hillbilly music at Sun Studios gives birth to “rockabilly,” the precursor of rock and roll. Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash are at the forefront. Nashville has become Music City USA.
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Dayton Duncan, fl. 1998-2012, Julie Dunfey, fl. 1999-2012 and Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films, in Country Music, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 51 mins
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Country Music, Episode 5, The Sons and Daughters Of America (1964 –1968)
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Dayton Duncan, fl. 1998-2012, Julie Dunfey, fl. 1999-2012 and Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films, in Country Music, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 54 mins
During a time of upheaval, country music reflects the changes in American society. Loretta Lynn performs songs that speak on behalf of women. Charley Pride becomes a country star. Merle Haggard becomes the “Poet of the Common Man.”
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Dayton Duncan, fl. 1998-2012, Julie Dunfey, fl. 1999-2012 and Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films, in Country Music, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 54 mins
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Country Music, Episode 6, Will the Circle Be Unbroken (1968-1972)
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Dayton Duncan, fl. 1998-2012, Julie Dunfey, fl. 1999-2012 and Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films, in Country Music, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 51 mins
With the Vietnam War intensifying, America is more divided than ever. Country music is not immune to the divisions. Kris Kristofferson abandons his military career, becomes a writer whose lyricism sets a new standard for country songs.
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Dayton Duncan, fl. 1998-2012, Julie Dunfey, fl. 1999-2012 and Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films, in Country Music, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 1 hour 51 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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The Don Whitehead Story
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directed by Brian Day, fl. 2007; produced by Joe Richie, fl. 2018 and Brian Day, fl. 2007 (Nashville, TN: Privately Published, 2018), 48 mins
A young black man gets hired at one of the biggest radio stations in the country in 1968. Don Whitehead never planned to work in radio. He wanted to work in theater in New York. Yet, he became the first African-American hired to be on air on a CBS affiliate radio station that reached from Canada to the Caribbean.
directed by Brian Day, fl. 2007; produced by Joe Richie, fl. 2018 and Brian Day, fl. 2007 (Nashville, TN: Privately Published, 2018), 48 mins
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Frontline, Season 36, Episode 8, McCain
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directed by Michael Kirk, 1947-; produced by Michael Kirk, 1947-, Mike Wiser, fl. 2008-2016 and Jim Gilmore, fl. 1986-2016, Frontline (Television program) and Kirk Documentary Group, in Frontline, Season 36, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
McCain is an exploration of Senator John McCain's (R-Ariz.) complicated relationship with President Trump and the Republican Party, as well as his life and politics. Drawing on both new interviews and FRONTLINE’s deep archive of reporting, McCain traces the conservative standard-bearer’s motivations and his po...
directed by Michael Kirk, 1947-; produced by Michael Kirk, 1947-, Mike Wiser, fl. 2008-2016 and Jim Gilmore, fl. 1986-2016, Frontline (Television program) and Kirk Documentary Group, in Frontline, Season 36, Episode 8 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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