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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 2, Episode 3 Family Gathering

First Aired: October 17, 1989

"A Family Gathering," Lise Yasui's Oscar-nominated short about her Japanese-American roots and the WWII internment of her grandfather. Included: her uncle's legal fight protesting the treatment of Japanese-Americans. Host: David McCullough.

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