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 7 New York Underground

First Aired: February 17, 1997

Tracking the history of New York City's transit system. Archival footage chronicles the mismanagement that kept 19th-century New York from having an efficient mass-transit system; the influx of immigrants and businesses.

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February 10, 1997

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April 28, 1997

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