Extras

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    American Experience

    Chapter 1 | Stonewall Uprising | PBS

    Watch Chapter 1 of Stonewall Uprising.

    Chapter 1 | Stonewall Uprising | PBS

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    American Experience

    The Greely Expedition: Chapter 1

    Watch Chapter 1 of the Greely Expedition.

    The Greely Expedition: Chapter 1

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    American Experience

    The Presidents 2016: Jimmy Carter

    Jimmy Carter airs on August 15 at 9/8c on PBS American Experience.

    The Presidents 2016: Jimmy Carter

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    American Experience

    Soundtrack for a Revolution

    Airs Monday, May 9, 2011 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

    Soundtrack for a Revolution

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    American Experience

    Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific

    On Dec. 10, 1913, after a final push of excavation, the Atlantic & Pacific were connected.

    Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific

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    American Experience

    Building the Locks

    The locks were the mechanical marvel of the Panama Canal.

    Building the Locks

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    American Experience

    The Decision to Build a Lock Canal

    Stevens realized that building a sea level canal would doom the project to failure.

    The Decision to Build a Lock Canal

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    American Experience

    Panama Canal: Early Inefficiencies

    The 50-year old rail system in Panama proved incapable of getting the job done.

    Panama Canal: Early Inefficiencies

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    American Experience

    Repairing the Panama Railroad

    New Chief Engineer John Stevens turned his focus to repairing the Panama Railroad.

    Repairing the Panama Railroad

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    American Experience

    U.S. Grant: Warrior Promo

    This biography of Grant paints a portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.

    U.S. Grant: Warrior Promo

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    American Experience

    Travelling in the Segregated South

    For African-Americans, travel in the segregated South was insulting at best.

    Travelling in the Segregated South

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Why Be a Freedom Rider?

    American Experience

    Why Be a Freedom Rider?

    In this video from 1961, two Freedom Riders explain what they're doing.

    Why Be a Freedom Rider?

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    American Experience

    This Was Absolute War

    May 1961, a busload of Freedom Riders were confronted by an angry mob in Montgomery, AL.

    This Was Absolute War

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    American Experience

    Buses Are A-Coming

    Even in prison, the Freedom Riders found ways to advocate for their beliefs.

    Buses Are A-Coming

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Down Freedom's Main Line

    American Experience

    Down Freedom's Main Line

    Two activists reflect on what the Freedom Rides meant for the Civil Rights movement.

    Down Freedom's Main Line

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    American Experience

    A Simple, But Daring Plan

    Learn about the 1961 Freedom Rides from the Freedom Riders themselves.

    A Simple, But Daring Plan

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    American Experience

    Practicing Non-Violence

    Civil rights activists rehearsed non-violence, and were prepared to face violence.

    Practicing Non-Violence

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Before Rosa Parks, There Was Irene Morgan

    American Experience

    Before Rosa Parks, There Was Irene Morgan

    Irene Morgan fought her 1944 arrest for sitting in the front of an interstate bus.

    Before Rosa Parks, There Was Irene Morgan

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    American Experience

    Freedom Riders Preview

    Rebroadcasts Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. ET. Check your local listings.

    Freedom Riders Preview

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    American Experience

    Carter on the Economy: Energy Crisis

    Carter asked Americans to cut down their energy usage during a fireside chat in 1977.

    Carter on the Economy: Energy Crisis

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Alicia Skeeter: James Farmer Quotes

    American Experience

    Alicia Skeeter: James Farmer Quotes

    Alicia Skeeter talks with her peers about the words of civil rights leader James Farmer.

    Alicia Skeeter: James Farmer Quotes

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    American Experience

    Day 10: Charles Reed Jr.

    Charles Reed Jr. discusses his thoughts at the end of the 2011 Student Freedom Ride.

    Day 10: Charles Reed Jr.

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    American Experience

    Reconciliation in Anniston

    Erica Shekell's video of reconciliation in Anniston, Alabama.

    Reconciliation in Anniston

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    American Experience

    Day 10: Jason McGaughey

    The final post from the Student Freedom Rider Jason McGaughey.

    Day 10: Jason McGaughey