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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 5, Episode 6 George Washington: The Man Who Wouldn't Be King

First Aired: November 18, 1992

George Washington is studied in an hour blending re-creations, artwork and comments from historians. Included: his youth at Mount Vernon, Va.