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    Video thumbnail: American Experience PBS Previews: The Chinese Exclusion Act

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    PBS Previews: The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Get an inside look at the making of The Chinese Exclusion Act, premiering May 29 at 8/7c.

    PBS Previews: The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Lowering the Hawaiian Flag

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    Lowering the Hawaiian Flag

    The Hawaiian people had done everything in their power not to be annexed by the U.S.

    Lowering the Hawaiian Flag

    Video thumbnail: American Experience The Island Murder: Trailer

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    The Island Murder: Trailer

    A young Navy wife made a drastic rape allegation against five nonwhite Hawaiians in 1931.

    The Island Murder: Trailer

    Video thumbnail: American Experience First White Settlers in Hawai’i

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    First White Settlers in Hawai’i

    The first white Americans to settle in the Islands arrived in the 1820s.

    First White Settlers in Hawai’i

    Video thumbnail: American Experience This is my brother

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    This is my brother

    Who is this? Our team turned to Facebook, then headed to Memphis to find out.

    This is my brother

    Video thumbnail: American Experience A Ride Through Memphis

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    A Ride Through Memphis

    Fifty years after Dr. King's assassination, two long-time Memphis residents talk about the

    A Ride Through Memphis

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    King and Ray

    The assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King forever bound the two men in history.

    King and Ray

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Becoming J. Edgar Hoover

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    Becoming J. Edgar Hoover

    The law school grad was asked to run the “Radical Division” at the Justice Department.

    Becoming J. Edgar Hoover

    Video thumbnail: American Experience An Attorney General Targeted

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    An Attorney General Targeted

    In 1919, A. Mitchell Palmer created the “Radical Division” within the Justice Department.

    An Attorney General Targeted

    Video thumbnail: American Experience The Palmer Raids

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    The Palmer Raids

    Many feared the 1919 raids went too far — violating the civil liberties of people.

    The Palmer Raids

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Henry George: From Poverty to Politics

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    Henry George: From Poverty to Politics

    Henry George’s message about the haves and the have nots helped ignite a movement.

    Henry George: From Poverty to Politics

    Video thumbnail: American Experience J.P. Morgan: The Financier

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    J.P. Morgan: The Financier

    When one of the richest men in America feared a collapse of the U.S. dollar, he had a plan

    J.P. Morgan: The Financier

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Mary Elizabeth Lease: The Advocate

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    Mary Elizabeth Lease: The Advocate

    Women couldn’t run for elected office in Kansas, but Mary Elizabeth Lease was a force.

    Mary Elizabeth Lease: The Advocate

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Golden Rule Jones

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    Golden Rule Jones

    The Gilded Age entrepreneur offered a workplace that was guided by the golden rule.

    Golden Rule Jones

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Andrew Carnegie: Man of Steel

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    Andrew Carnegie: Man of Steel

    His family arrived in the U.S. penniless, but Andrew Carnegie made an unimaginable wealth.

    Andrew Carnegie: Man of Steel

    Video thumbnail: American Experience The Rad Lab

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    The Rad Lab

    The “Rad Lab” was the main research facility for the American radar program in WW II.

    The Rad Lab

    Video thumbnail: American Experience The Lab at Tower House

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    The Lab at Tower House

    In the 1930s, nearly every leading scientist in America visited a private laboratory.

    The Lab at Tower House

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Tycoon Turned Scientist

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    Tycoon Turned Scientist

    Alfred Loomis made millions and went on to develop the technology that helped win WWII.

    Tycoon Turned Scientist

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    Filming with Wildlife

    Snakes and spiders are just a few of the things this filmmaking team encountered.

    Filming with Wildlife