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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 6 Forever Baseball

First Aired: November 7, 1989

A salute to baseball blends archival footage and the comments of fans such as John Updike. Included: clips of Ruth, Cobb, Robinson, Mays, DiMaggio, Mantle, Feller, Paige, Mathewson, Aaron. Writer-narrator: Irv Drasnin.