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Season 29 / Episode 4 and airs on 25 January 2017 02:00
American Experience is TV's most-watched history series and brings to life the compelling stories from our past that inform our understanding of the world today.
The story of nine working-class young men from the University of Washington who took the rowing world and America by storm when they captured the gold medal at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. Their unexpected victory, against not only the Ivy League teams of the East Coast but Adolf Hitler's elite German rowers, gave hope to a nation struggling to emerge from the depths of the Great Depression.
Engineer and inventor Nikola Tesla's technology revolutionizes the electrical age of the 20th century.
Revisit this pivotal Korean War battle through eyewitness accounts of bloody combat and heroism.
A minute-by-minute account of the 1980 nuclear accident at an Arkansas Titan II missile complex.
Scientist Rachel Carson's book "Silent Spring'' and other writings advance the global environmental movement.
Learn how engineers overcame seemingly impossible challenges to construct America's first subway.
Follow the rise of the extremist militia movement that led to the bombing that killed 168 people.
Eyewitness accounts of the 1992 FBI siege at Ruby Ridge include the daughter of Randy Weaver, the man arrested following a standoff with police, and the federal agents on the scene.
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