Season 9, Episode 9 Gold Fever

First Aired: May 12, 1997

Chronicling the 1898 Klondike Gold Rush, during which, spurred by harsh economic conditions, fortune seekers traveled to Canada's Yukon territory, only to encounter con artists and frigid weather conditions, as well as an avalanche and typhoid. Narrated by Harris Yulin.

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