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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 3, Episode 10 Los Mineros

First Aired: January 28, 1991

The story of the labor struggle of Mexican-American copper miners working in Arizona in the first half of the 20th century. Included: harsh living and working conditions; early attempts to unionize; the effects of the Depression and WWII. Luis Valdez narrates.

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January 7, 1991

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Season 3, Episode 11

February 4, 1991