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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 4, Episode 9 The Quiz Show Scandal

First Aired: January 6, 1992

Recalling quiz-show scandals that rocked the TV industry in the late 1950s. Included: former contestants; producers Mark Goodson and Joseph Cates. Also: clips of “Twenty-One” and other shows.