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Sculpting Jefferson's Head

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Even though the workers blasted down 60 feet to find carve-able rock, huge cracks took shape on the Jefferson face. Borglum used a special concoction of materials to fill in the cracks in Jefferson's head, costing additional time and money.

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Mount Rushmore Challenges

Mount Rushmore Challenges

Gutzon Borglum and his team of workers were aware that there would be challenges to face during the sculpti...

The Keystone Boys

The Keystone Boys

Where in South Dakota do you find a whole crew of workmen who know how to carve a mountain into work of art...

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The Perfect Crime

After attempting to commit the perfect crime, would two boys get the death penalty? Feb 9

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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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American Experience

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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American Experience

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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Coming in 2016

Executive Producer Mark Samels on what's coming to American Experience this Feb. & March.

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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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