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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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American Experience, Season 34, Episode 4, Plague at the Golden Gate
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directed by Li-Shin Yu, fl. 1984; produced by Li-Shin Yu, fl. 1984 and James Q. Chan, fl. 2004-2016, Flash Cuts, in American Experience, Season 34, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 1 hour 53 mins
Discover how the 1900 outbreak of bubonic plague set off fear and anti-Asian sentiment in San Francisco. A fascinating medical mystery and timely examination of the relationship between the medical community, city powerbrokers and the Chinese American community, Plague at the Golden Gate tells the gripping story o...
directed by Li-Shin Yu, fl. 1984; produced by Li-Shin Yu, fl. 1984 and James Q. Chan, fl. 2004-2016, Flash Cuts, in American Experience, Season 34, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 1 hour 53 mins
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Black Fiddlers: The Story
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directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Early Music Access Project and Heritage Film Project (Charlottesville, VA: Heritage Film Project, 2022), 1 hour
In 2004, Iris Thompson Chapman produced "The Life and Times of Joe Thompson," a documentary about the last known African American fiddler in North Carolina with a singular style that could be traced, in Joe Thompson’s own remarks, “all the way back to the 1700's". Joe's remarks inspired me to document Black f...
directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Early Music Access Project and Heritage Film Project (Charlottesville, VA: Heritage Film Project, 2022), 1 hour
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Did you know?, The Amistad Mutiny
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in Did you know? (Chicago, IL: Encyclopedia Britannica, 2022), 2 mins
Learn about the journey of 53 captured Africans on their path to freedom.
in Did you know? (Chicago, IL: Encyclopedia Britannica, 2022), 2 mins
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Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 1, Hidden in the Genes
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directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates uses DNA detective work to solve deep family mysteries for actor Rebecca Hall and producer/director Lee Daniels—uncovering close relatives whose names they had never heard before and revealing new aspects of their own identities. Along the way, Gates takes a nuanced look at the history of “pa...
directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 2, Activists Roots
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Matthew Cesario, fl. 2017 and Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates explores the family trees of Brittany Packnett Cunningham and Anita Hill, introducing two women who’ve made profound sacrifices for social justice to the ancestors who made sacrifices for them. Using DNA and the historical record, Gates rediscovers lost heroes, telling stories of African Americ...
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Matthew Cesario, fl. 2017 and Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 3, Children of Exile
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013 and Jenny Sorin, fl. 2014, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates explores the poignant roots of chef David Chang and actor Raúl Esparza—two men whose families fled their homelands to live in exile, never to return. From war-torn cities in North Korea to shark-infested waters off the shores of Cuba, Gates sets off to recover the stories of individuals who ca...
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013 and Jenny Sorin, fl. 2014, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 4, Things We Don't Discuss
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Matthew Cesario, fl. 2017 and Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates helps actors Pamela Adlon and Kathryn Hahn decode scandals and secrets hidden within their roots, traveling from small-town England to the American frontier, revealing stories that their ancestors went to great lengths to conceal—and celebrating the virtues of accepting one’s family members,...
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Matthew Cesario, fl. 2017 and Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 5, Mexican Roots
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013 and Jenny Sorin, fl. 2014, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates explores the deep Mexican roots of talk show host Mario Lopez and comedian Melissa Villaseñor, uncovering ancestors stretching back to the 1500s. Weaving together stories of migratory farmers, Spanish Conquistadors and Native Americans, Gates conjures up personal histories of diverse, sometimes...
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013 and Jenny Sorin, fl. 2014, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 6, Fighters
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directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates traces the roots of actors Terry Crews and Tony Danza, two men who overcame adversity, revealing they aren’t the first in their families to beat the odds through sheer force of will. From impoverished Italian villages to slave plantations in rural Georgia, long-lost records reveal individuals w...
directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1950-; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Kunhardt Films, Inkwell Media Inc. and McGee Media, in Finding Your Roots, Season 8, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 52 mins
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