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 11, Episode 3 Hoover Dam

First Aired: January 18, 1999

The construction of the Hoover Dam, which "changed the history of the West" and took eight years to complete. Included: interviews with former workers; efforts by the Bureau of Reclamation to convince the Government to fund the project. Narrated by Peter Coyote.

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Season 11, Episode 2

January 11, 1999

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Season 11, Episode 4

February 8, 1999

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