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The Roosevelts
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THE ROOSEVELTS: AN INTIMATE HISTORY chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of the most prominent and influential family in American politics. Continue


Dick Cavett's Watergate - Preview

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Mark the 40th anniversary of Nixon’s resignation with archival clips from “The Dick Cavett Show.” Continue


The Making of SLAVERY

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Slavery by Another Name
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What goes into making a history documentary? Go behind the scenes for the making of SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME. Continue


Getting Back to Abnormal: Filmmaker Interview

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Louis Alvarez, Andrew Kolker, Peter Odabashian and Paul Stekler on the making of Getting Back to Abnormal. Continue


Getting Back to Abnormal: New Orleans

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This clip from Getting Back to Abnormal takes a quick look back at the history of the city, from desegregation to the present. Continue


American Revolutionary: Filmmaker Interview

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Grace Lee on the making of American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs. Continue


American Revolutionary: Violence vs. Non-Violence 2

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Grace Lee Boggs explains how she struggled to understand the violence that was devastating her community, and her return to the evolving ideas of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. Continue


The Dust Bowl: Documenting the First Migrants to California

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American Masters
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Photographer Dorothea Lange and her husband were the first to witness and to understand the causes of the huge migration to California in the 1930s: families were escaping the Dust Bowl. In this excerpt, Lange describes photographing the first car arriving in California. American Masters — Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning premieres nationwide Friday, August 29, 9-11 pm on PBS. Continue


The Roosevelts: An Intimate History - Preview

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The Roosevelts
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Ken Burns’s seven-part documentary weaves the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics. The 14-hour series marks the first time their individual stories have been woven into a single narrative. Continue


HDSI: Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?

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While others have concentrated on locating Hoffa’s body, the History Detectives are after the answer to the more important question: Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?” Continue


HDSI: Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa

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While others have concentrated on locating Hoffa’s body, the History Detectives are after the answer to the more important question: Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?” Continue


The Ape Who Went to College

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My Wild Affair
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This is the incredible story of Chantek, the orangutan raised as a human child on an American university campus during the 70s and 80s. Taught to speak in sign language, he is now living among his own kind at Zoo Atlanta, although he describes himself as an “orangutan person.” Continue


Al Capone

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Al Capone — the quintessential self-made American man, ruthless killer or both? Just his name sparks images of pin-stripe suits and bloody violence. To this day, Americans are fascinated by this celebrity gangster. The question is why? Continue


American Revolutionary: Conversations in Maine

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Grace Lee Boggs discusses the on-going series of conversations she began with her husband James Boggs and fellow veteran activists Freddy and Lyman Paine, during the turmoil of the 1960s. Transcripts of these conversations were published into a book titled Conversations in Maine. Continue


American Revolutionary: Defining Revolution

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During Grace Lee Boggs's lifetime, hundreds of revolutions have taken place around the world. In this clip, she considers what defines a revolution. Continue


American Revolutionary: Violence vs. Non-Violence

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Grace Lee Boggs talks about white flight and the impact on Detroit race relations. Continue


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