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 9, Episode 3 The Richest Man in the World: Andrew Carnegie

First Aired: January 20, 1997

Profiling steel tycoon Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919). Examined: his childhood poverty; his fateful partnership with industrialist Henry Clay Frick; his role in the tragic 1892 Homestead labor dispute. Narrated by David Ogden Stiers.

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October 7, 1996

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