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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 8, Episode 3 Chicago 1968

First Aired: November 13, 1995

Recalling events in 1968 Chicago leading to the confrontation between the police and anti-Vietnam War protesters during the Democratic National Convention. Included: how Mayor Richard Daley's actions made the situation “almost a morality play.” Narrator: W.S. Merwin.