American Experience 1988 | TV Show

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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 2, Episode 10 Ballad of the Mountain Man

First Aired: December 12, 1989

Profiling folklorist Bascom Lamar Lunsford (1882-1973), who dragged "folk music out of the valleys and coves and up onto the stages and into the recording studios of America."

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December 5, 1989

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December 19, 1989

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