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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 11, Episode 2 Race for the Superbomb

First Aired: January 11, 1999

The "Race of the Superbomb," in which the U.S. and the USSR competed in the 1950s to see which would be the first to create the hydrogen bomb, "a weapon of virtually unlimited power." Narrated by David Ogden Stiers.

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November 18, 1998

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Hoover Dam

Season 11, Episode 3

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