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 21, Episode 8 Geronimo

First Aired: May 4, 2009

"Geronimo" relates the story of the legendary Chiricahua Apache warrior who, along with his small band of followers, was among the last Indian holdouts to reservation life until his 1886 surrender to U.S. forces. The military resistance he presented to the overwhelming force of the Mexicans and, later, the Americans, confounded both as well as some of his fellow Apaches, who saw futility in such efforts.

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