Season 5, Episode 8 Ishi: The Last Yahi Indian

First Aired: December 2, 1992

"Ishi, the Last Yahi" profiles a Native American who, in 1911, "walked out into the white man's world" after spending nearly 40 years in hiding. Included: archival footage; comments from scholars. Narrated by Linda Hunt.

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  • Premiered: October 4, 1988
  • Rating: TV-PG
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  • Premise: 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)

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