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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 19, Episode 10 Sister Aimee

First Aired: April 2, 2007

A profile of Sister Aimee Semple McPherson (1890-1944), a popular Pentecostal evangelist during the 1920s and '30s. Included: comments from biographer Matthew Avery Sutton (“Aimee Semple McPherson and the Resurrection of Christian America”); author Daniel Mark Epstein (“Sister Aimee”); and Boston University religion professor Stephen Prothero. Blair Brown narrates.

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