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American Experience, Scottsboro: An American Tragedy
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directed by Barak Goodman, fl. 1996 and Daniel Anker, 1964-2014; produced by Barak Goodman, fl. 1996 and Daniel Anker, 1964-2014, WGBH Educational Foundation and Social Media Productions, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 1 hour 23 mins
In March 1931, two white women stepped off a box car in Paint Rock, Alabama, with a shocking accusation of gang rape, by nine black teenagers on the train. So began the Scottsboro case, one of the 20th century's fieriest legal battles. The youths' trial generated the sharpest regional conflict since the Civil War,...
directed by Barak Goodman, fl. 1996 and Daniel Anker, 1964-2014; produced by Barak Goodman, fl. 1996 and Daniel Anker, 1964-2014, WGBH Educational Foundation and Social Media Productions, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2001), 1 hour 23 mins
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American Experience, Coney Island
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produced by Coney Island Film Project, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2006), 1 hour 11 mins
Before there was Disneyland, there was Coney Island. By the turn of the century, this tiny piece of New York real estate was internationally famous. On summer Sundays, three great pleasure domes--Steeplechase, Luna Park and Dreamland--competed for the patronage of a half-million people. By day it was the world's m...
produced by Coney Island Film Project, WNET Channel 13, New York, NY and WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2006), 1 hour 11 mins
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American Experience, Geronimo and the Apache Resistance
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produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 57 mins
For years, Apache tribes had resisted the advance of the pioneers and their threat to the traditional ways of life. But Geronimo fought the longest, becoming one of the most famous, feared and misunderstood Indian warriors in our history. Now at last, descendants of those Apaches who fought so long ago tell their...
produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 57 mins
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American Experience, Summer of Love
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directed by Vicente Franco, fl. 1990 and Gail Dolgin, 1945-2010; produced by Vicente Franco, fl. 1990 and Gail Dolgin, 1945-2010, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 55 mins
In the summer of 1967, thousands of young people from across the country flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district to join in the hippie experience, only to discover that what they had come for was already disappearing. By 1968 the celebration of free love, music, and an alternative lifestyle had descende...
directed by Vicente Franco, fl. 1990 and Gail Dolgin, 1945-2010; produced by Vicente Franco, fl. 1990 and Gail Dolgin, 1945-2010, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2007), 55 mins
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American Experience, Civilian Conservation Corps
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produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2010), 53 mins
Interweaving rich archival imagery with the personal accounts of Civilian Conservation Corps veterans, this film tells the story of one of the boldest and most popular New Deal experiments, positioning it as a pivotal moment in the emergence of modern environmentalism and federal unemployment relief.
produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2010), 53 mins
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American Experience, JFK: Part One
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directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 1 hour 54 mins
Part One follows JFK's rise to power. Jack Kennedy first bursts onto the national stage as a war hero, and with his congressional win, Kennedy rises in power and influence.
directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 1 hour 54 mins
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American Experience, JFK, Part Two
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directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 1 hour 51 mins
JFK's campaign for president is the first to be waged on television, a distinct advantage for the telegenic candidate.
directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 1 hour 51 mins
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American Experience, Silicon Valley
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directed by Randall MacLowry, 1963-; produced by Randall MacLowry, 1963- and Tracy Heather Strain, fl. 1991, Film Posse, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 1 hour 23 mins
SILICON VALLEY tells the story of the pioneering scientists who transformed rural Santa Clara County into the hub of technological ingenuity we now know as Silicon Valley. The film spotlights the creativity of the young men who founded Fairchild Semiconductor and in particular the brilliant, charismatic young phys...
directed by Randall MacLowry, 1963-; produced by Randall MacLowry, 1963- and Tracy Heather Strain, fl. 1991, Film Posse, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 1 hour 23 mins
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American Experience, 1964
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directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017, Insignia Films, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 1 hour 55 mins
Based on The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964, by award-winning journalist Jon Margolis, this film follows some of the most prominent figures of the time, and bring out from the shadows the actions of ordinary Americans whose frustrations, ambitions, and anxieties began to turn the country onto a different cour...
directed by Stephen Ives, fl. 1988-2017; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017, Insignia Films, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 1 hour 55 mins
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American Experience, Edison
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directed by Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017 and Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998, Insignia Films, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 1 hour 53 mins
By the time he died in 1931, Thomas Alva Edison was one of the most famous men in the world. The holder of more patents than any other inventor in history, Edison had achieved glory as the genius behind such revolutionary inventions as sound recording, motion pictures, and electric light. Born on the threshold of...
directed by Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998; produced by Amanda Pollak, fl. 1992-2017 and Michelle Ferrari, fl. 1998, Insignia Films, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2014), 1 hour 53 mins
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