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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 4, Episode 12 In the White Man's Image

First Aired: February 17, 1992

Archival photographs recall an 1875 educational experiment to assimilate Native Americans by using 72 Cheyenne prisoners “singled out for exile” to St. Augustine, Fla. Stacey Keach narrates.