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American Experience

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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 1, Episode 12 Hearts and Hands

First Aired: December 20, 1988

The story of 19th-century women through the quilts they created. Included: slave quilts, crazy quilts, whaling motifs, Civil War designs and bold, geometric Native American patterns.