Season 7, Episode 3 Telegrams From the Dead
First Aired: October 19, 1994
Recalling the spiritualism movement, which became a “national passion” from 1848 to the 1880s. Included: readings from the period; comments from historians. Narrated by Ellen Burstyn.
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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)