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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, We Shall Remain: After the Mayflower
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produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 17 mins
In 1621, Massasoit, sachem of the Wampanoags of New England negotiated a treaty with Pilgrim settlers. A half-century later, as a brutal war flared between the English and a confederation of Indians, this diplomatic gamble seemed to have been a grave miscalculation.
produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 17 mins
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American Experience, We Shall Remain: Geronimo
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produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 18 mins
As the leader of the last Native American fighting force to capitulate to the U.S. government, Geronimo was seen by some as the perpetrator of unspeakable savage cruelties, while to others he was the embodiment of proud resistance.
produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 18 mins
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American Experience, We Shall Remain: Tecumseh’s Vision
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produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 26 mins
In the course of his brief and meteoric career, Tecumseh would become one of the greatest Native American leaders of all time, orchestrating the most ambitious pan-Indian resistance movement ever mounted on the North American continent. After his death he would live on as a potent symbol of Native pride and pan In...
produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 26 mins
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American Experience, We Shall Remain: Trail of Tears
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produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 15 mins
Though the Cherokee embraced "civilization" and won recognition of tribal sovereignty in the U.S. Supreme Court, their resistance to removal from their homeland failed. Thousands were forced on a perilous march to Oklahoma.
produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 15 mins
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American Experience, We Shall Remain: Wounded Knee
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produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 19 mins
In 1973, American Indian Movement activists and residents of the Pine Ridge Reservation occupied the town of Wounded Knee, demanding redress for grievances. As a result of the siege, Indians across the country forged a new path into the future.
produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2009), 1 hour 19 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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