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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 4 Hawaii's Last Queen

First Aired: January 27, 1997

Chronicling the life of Hawaii's last queen, Liliuokalani (1838-1917), whose reign ended after American settlers rallied against her attempts to restore the monarchy. Considered: the influence of her American education; her overthrow in 1893. Narrator: Anna Deavere Smith.