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This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time. Its Peabody Award winners include profiles of FDR and Malcolm X, and such diverse topics as Nixon's 1972 trip to China, the controversy surrounding `Citizen (more…)

Premiered: October 4, 1988

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 8, Episode 1 Murder of the Century

First Aired: October 16, 1995

A study of the 1906 shooting of architect Stanford White by wealthy Harry Thaw “in a dispute over a showgirl,” Evelyn Nesbit Thaw. The documentary recalls media coverage of the trial and the social climate of the times. Narrator: David Ogden Stiers.

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Season 7, Episode 11

May 9, 1995

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Edison's Miracle of Light

Season 8, Episode 2

October 23, 1995

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