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    Video thumbnail: American Experience Death and the Civil War - Preview

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    Death and the Civil War - Preview

    Airs Monday, May 26, 2014 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

    Death and the Civil War - Preview

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    Death and the Civil War Extended Promo

    The 2-minute extended promo for Death and the Civil War, premiering on PBS Sept 18, 8/7c

    Death and the Civil War Extended Promo

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Why we made Death & the Civil War

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    Why we made Death & the Civil War

    Executive Producer Mark Samels describes why no other TV series would tackle this subject.

    Why we made Death & the Civil War

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Ric Burns on making Death & the Civil War

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    Ric Burns on making Death & the Civil War

    Producer Ric Burns discusses the intricacies of making Death and the Civil War.

    Ric Burns on making Death & the Civil War

    Video thumbnail: American Experience This Season on American Experience

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    This Season on American Experience

    Our 2012 season is announced with a special video from Executive Producer Mark Samels.

    This Season on American Experience

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    Wild West Preview

    In January 2012, American Experience presents the Wild West Collection.

    Wild West Preview

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Reagan on the Enemy: The Soviet Threat

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    Reagan on the Enemy: The Soviet Threat

    The delegations of Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan met in Geneva in 1985.

    Reagan on the Enemy: The Soviet Threat

    Video thumbnail: American Experience HW Bush and Military Service: Combat Pilot

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    HW Bush and Military Service: Combat Pilot

    George H.W. Bush was changed forever by his time as a combat pilot in World War II.

    HW Bush and Military Service: Combat Pilot

    Video thumbnail: American Experience LBJ on the Economy: War on Poverty

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    LBJ on the Economy: War on Poverty

    President Johnson took on the economy by waging a "war on poverty."

    LBJ on the Economy: War on Poverty

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Carter and Crisis: Rescuing Hostages

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    Carter and Crisis: Rescuing Hostages

    Mounting pressure to rescue hostages in Iran led Jimmy Carter to order a rescue operation.

    Carter and Crisis: Rescuing Hostages

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Carter's First Lady: Rosalynn

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    Carter's First Lady: Rosalynn

    Rosalynn Carter was a major figure in her husband's campaigns and policy meetings.

    Carter's First Lady: Rosalynn

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Truman and Unity: A Compromise Candidate

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    Truman and Unity: A Compromise Candidate

    The 1944 Democratic Convention focused on who would be nominated for the Vice Presidency.

    Truman and Unity: A Compromise Candidate

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Reagan on Unity: Restoring Trust

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    Reagan on Unity: Restoring Trust

    Americans doubted that a former Hollywood "B" actor could manage the country.

    Reagan on Unity: Restoring Trust

    Video thumbnail: American Experience FDR on Policing the World: Hitler's Threat

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    FDR on Policing the World: Hitler's Threat

    In 1938, Roosevelt broadcast a personal appeal to Hitler.

    FDR on Policing the World: Hitler's Threat

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Carter and Ending War: the Camp David Accords

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    Carter and Ending War: the Camp David Accords

    What would come Carter's greatest foreign policy achievement nearly ended in failure.

    Carter and Ending War: the Camp David Accords

    Video thumbnail: American Experience FDR's First Lady: Eleanor

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    FDR's First Lady: Eleanor

    Eleanor Roosevelt traveled more than 40,000 miles during FDR's first year as president.

    FDR's First Lady: Eleanor

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Bush on the Economy: a Sluggish Economy

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    Bush on the Economy: a Sluggish Economy

    In the early 1990s, George H.W. Bush was faced with growing economic insecurity.

    Bush on the Economy: a Sluggish Economy

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Truman on the Enemy: Sizing up Stalin

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    Truman on the Enemy: Sizing up Stalin

    Truman's first impression of Joseph Stalin was favorable.

    Truman on the Enemy: Sizing up Stalin

    Video thumbnail: American Experience FDR on the Enemy: Imperial Japan

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    FDR on the Enemy: Imperial Japan

    On Dec 7, 1941, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. President Roosevelt was deeply shaken.

    FDR on the Enemy: Imperial Japan

    Video thumbnail: American Experience HW Bush and Age: Grandpa Bush

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    HW Bush and Age: Grandpa Bush

    In 1992, President HW Bush seemed increasingly out of touch.

    HW Bush and Age: Grandpa Bush

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Tandem Parachute Jump: with the U.S. Army Golden Knights

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    Tandem Parachute Jump: with the U.S. Army Golden Knights

    George H.W. Bush completes a ceremonial jump in his 83rd year.

    Tandem Parachute Jump: with the U.S. Army Golden Knights

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Reagan on Ending Wars: Ending the Cold War

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    Reagan on Ending Wars: Ending the Cold War

    President Reagan needed to make concessions in order to reduce the nuclear threat.

    Reagan on Ending Wars: Ending the Cold War

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Nixon on Ending a War: Carpet Bombing

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    Nixon on Ending a War: Carpet Bombing

    Nixon decided to use force to end the Vietnam War with "the Christmas Bombing."

    Nixon on Ending a War: Carpet Bombing

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Nixon and Abusing Power: The "Saturday Night Massacre"

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    Nixon and Abusing Power: The "Saturday Night Massacre"

    Nixon fired special Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox in "The Saturday Night Massacre."

    Nixon and Abusing Power: The "Saturday Night Massacre"

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