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Video thumbnail: American Experience S29 Ep8: Mr. Pilates

American Experience

S29 Ep8: Mr. Pilates

There is no such thing as “Mr. Yoga,” but there was a “Mr. Pilates.”

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S29 Ep8: Mr. Pilates

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Video thumbnail: American Experience S29 Ep8: Boot Camp

American Experience

S29 Ep8: Boot Camp

A composer's research process and the challenges he faced in creating music for the film.

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S29 Ep8: Boot Camp

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Video thumbnail: American Experience Eddie Rickenbacker: The Ace

American Experience

Eddie Rickenbacker: The Ace

How a race-car driver came to be one of the most famous fighters of the Great War.

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Eddie Rickenbacker: The Ace

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Video thumbnail: American Experience Eugene Bullard: An American in France

American Experience

Eugene Bullard: An American in France

An American who escaped the racism of Georgia, and fought on the battlefields of France.

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Eugene Bullard: An American in France

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Video thumbnail: American Experience Ralph John: The Soldier

American Experience

Ralph John: The Soldier

Private Ralph John’s training for the Great War was two days’ practice with a rifle.

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Ralph John: The Soldier

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Video thumbnail: American Experience S29 Ep8: Alice Paul: The Suffragist

American Experience

S29 Ep8: Alice Paul: The Suffragist

How could President Wilson call for democracy abroad while suppressing it at home?

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S29 Ep8: Alice Paul: The Suffragist

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Video thumbnail: American Experience S29 Ep8: Anti-German Hysteria

American Experience

S29 Ep8: Anti-German Hysteria

Creating music to reflect the mood and feelings of the film, without editorializing it.

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S29 Ep8: Anti-German Hysteria

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Video thumbnail: American Experience S29 Ep8: The Lost Battalion

American Experience

S29 Ep8: The Lost Battalion

How an editor selects images, footage, and expert interviews to convey The Lost Battalion.

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S29 Ep8: The Lost Battalion

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Video thumbnail: American Experience The Great War: Chapter 1

American Experience

The Great War: Chapter 1

After more than two years, thousands of American soldiers boarded ships bound for France.

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The Great War: Chapter 1

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Video thumbnail: American Experience Woodrow Wilson: The Decider

American Experience

Woodrow Wilson: The Decider

For Woodrow Wilson, the Great War was a chance for America to become a global citizen.

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Woodrow Wilson: The Decider

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Video thumbnail: American Experience Resolute Desk

American Experience

Resolute Desk

There’s more to this presidential piece of furniture than meets the eye.

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Resolute Desk

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Video thumbnail: American Experience Ruby Ridge scene breakdown

American Experience

Ruby Ridge scene breakdown

Original footage of Ruby Ridge from the U.S. Marshals of the Weaver's cottage.

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Ruby Ridge scene breakdown

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Video thumbnail: American Experience Ruby Ridge: An Inside Look

American Experience

Ruby Ridge: An Inside Look

PBS and American Experience present an inside look at the new film Ruby Ridge.

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Ruby Ridge: An Inside Look

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Video thumbnail: American Experience S29 Ep6: Ruby Ridge, Chapter 1

American Experience

S29 Ep6: Ruby Ridge, Chapter 1

The event that helped give rise to the modern American militia movement.

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S29 Ep6: Ruby Ridge, Chapter 1

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Video thumbnail: American Experience OKC Press Tour Filler

American Experience

OKC Press Tour Filler

PBS and American Experience present an inside look at the new film OKLAHOMA CITY.

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OKC Press Tour Filler

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Video thumbnail: American Experience OKC scene breakdown

American Experience

OKC scene breakdown

Oklahoma City bombing scene break down.

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OKC scene breakdown

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Video thumbnail: American Experience Oklahoma City, Chapter 1

American Experience

Oklahoma City, Chapter 1

The worst act of domestic terrorism in American history.

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Oklahoma City, Chapter 1

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Video thumbnail: American Experience Oklahoma City: The Turner Diaries

American Experience

Oklahoma City: The Turner Diaries

Could a single book inspire deadly terror?

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Oklahoma City: The Turner Diaries

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Video thumbnail: American Experience Timothy McVeigh at Waco, from Oklahoma City

American Experience

Timothy McVeigh at Waco, from Oklahoma City

Timothy McVeigh at Waco, Texas in 1993.

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Timothy McVeigh at Waco, from Oklahoma City

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Video thumbnail: American Experience Signal school

American Experience

Signal school

MBTA’s Signal Shop, where workers maintain the equipment that keeps the trains on track.

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Signal school

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American Experience

StartUp Success Story

The Boston subway system is one of our nation’s oldest startup success stories.

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StartUp Success Story

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Video thumbnail: American Experience The Race Underground, Chapter 1

American Experience

The Race Underground, Chapter 1

The dramatic story of the nation's first subway, chapter 1.

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The Race Underground, Chapter 1

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Video thumbnail: American Experience Malaria and the Silent Spring

American Experience

Malaria and the Silent Spring

In 1963, Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring sparked a government investigation into pesticides

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Malaria and the Silent Spring

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