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S23 Ep11: Helen and Bob Singleton

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Original Freedom Riders Helen and Bob Singleton revisit the site of their 1961 arrest in Jackson, Mississippi.

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Meet the People

Biographies of Freedom Riders, movement leaders, and other figures.

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Profile Video

Watch profiles of the students participating in the 2011 Student Freedom Ride.

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American Experience

S29 Ep11: The Race Underground

The dramatic story of the nation's first subway

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S29 Ep11: The Race Underground

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American Experience

S29 Ep3: Rachel Carson

“Rachel carson” premieres Jan. 24 at 8/7c on American Experience PBS.

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S29 Ep3: Rachel Carson

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American Experience

S29 Ep7: Tesla

Meet the genius engineer and inventor whose technology helped create our wireless world.

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S29 Ep7: Tesla

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American Experience

S28 Ep6: Space Men

The United States Air Force brought men up 19 miles, testing the limits of human endurance

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S28 Ep6: Space Men

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American Experience

Summer of Love: Chapter 1

Watch the opening scene of Summer of Love.

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Summer of Love: Chapter 1

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American Experience

Free Love & Free Stuff

1967, young people flooded into San Francisco to find what one described as “wonderland.”

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Free Love & Free Stuff

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American Experience

From the Vault | Amelia Earhart

At age 23, Amelia Earhart took her first ride in an airplane and knew she had to fly.

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From the Vault | Amelia Earhart

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American Experience

Mind-Altering Drugs

Visions of a utopian society took shape in the Haight-Ashbury district in the mid 1960s.

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Mind-Altering Drugs

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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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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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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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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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American Experience

Summer of Love

A portrait of the Haight Ashbury district at the height of the hippie movement.

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Summer of Love

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American Experience

The Great War, Part 3: Trailer

The climactic struggle and ensuing peace that forever changed a president and a nation.

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The Great War, Part 3: Trailer

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American Experience

The Great War, Part 2: Trailer

Follow America’s entry into the conflict.

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The Great War, Part 2: Trailer

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S29 Ep8: The Great War promo

The Great War promo

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S29 Ep8: The Great War promo

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