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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 4, Episode 5 Scandalous Mayor

First Aired: October 28, 1991

Profiling James Michael Curley (1874-1958), who served as mayor of his native Boston for four terms and as governor of Massachusetts (1935-37); and who spent time in prison for mail fraud in 1947. Included: comments from historians.

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October 14, 1991

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Season 4, Episode 6

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