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Mount Rushmore Preview

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An obsessed artist struggles against bankruptcy, public indifference, and a brutal terrain, to build the great American monument, Mount Rushmore. High on a granite cliff in South Dakota's Black Hills tower the huge carved faces of four American presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. Together they constitute the world's largest piece of sculpture.

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Episodes of American Experience24

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Murder of a President

The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president.

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The Mine Wars

Go inside the coal miners' bitter battle for dignity at the dawn of the 20th century.

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Bonnie & Clyde

Discover the true story of the most famous outlaw couple in U.S. history -- Bonnie & Clyde

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Death and the Civil War

How the US dealt with the unprecedented number of dead in the Civil War.

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The Perfect Crime Chapter 1

The murder of Bobby Franks shocked the nation in 1924. Premieres February 9 at 9/8c.

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Murder of a President, Chapter 1

Watch the first chapter of "Murder of a President" premiering Feb. 2, 2016 on PBS.

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Coal Towns, from The Mine Wars

The realities of company-built towns for West Virginia miners.

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The Mine Wars, Chapter 1

West Virginia miners were considered a lost cause to union organizers.

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Bonnie & Clyde, Chapter 1

Bonnie and Clyde both grew up on the wrong side of the tracks. Premieres Jan. 19 on PBS.

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Bonnie Parker Goes to Prison

By 1932 Bonnie and Clyde were reunited and were living a life of crime. Premieres 1/19.

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Clyde Barrow the Killer

The Barrow Gang killed four men between April 1932 and January 1933. Premieres Jan. 19

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Space Men Preview

Before man could step on the moon, we had to take a giant leap. Premieres 3/1 on PBS.

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The Perfect Crime Preview

The story of Richard Leopold, Nathan Loeb & their shocking crime. Premiering Feb. 9, 2016

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Murder of a President Preview

A heartbreaking story of romance, madness, and medicine. Premieres Feb. 2, 2016 on PBS.

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The Mine Wars Preview

The story of small people going up against very big forces for a better nation. Jan 26 9pm

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