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Trailer | Riveted: The History of Jeans

Preview: Season 34 Episode 1 | 1m 45s | Video has closed captioning.

Discover the fascinating story of this iconic American garment. From their roots in slavery to the Wild West, hippies, high fashion and hip-hop, jeans are the fabric on which the history of American ideology and politics is writ large.

Airing: 02/07/22

Rating: NR

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