Ken Burns: American Lives

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  • Lewis & Clark: Part 2

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    S 1 : Ep 13 - 11/4/97

    The most notable expedition in U.S. history was led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, with soldiers, an African-American slave, a female guide, and Canadian boatmen.
  • Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

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    S 1 : Ep 12 - 11/4/97

    The most notable expedition in U.S. history was led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, with soldiers, an African-American slave, a female guide, and Canadian boatmen.
  • Unforgivable Blackness: Part 2

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    S 1 : Ep 11 - 1/17/05

    "Unforgivable Blackness" tells the story of Jack Johnson, the first African-American boxer to win the most coveted title in all of sports, and his struggle to live his life as a free man.moreless
  • Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson

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    S 1 : Ep 10 - 1/17/05

    "Unforgivable Blackness" tells the story of Jack Johnson, the first African-American boxer to win the most coveted title in all of sports, and his struggle to live his life as a free man.moreless
  • Horatio's Drive; America's First Road Trip

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    S 1 : Ep 9 - 10/6/03

    In the spring of 1903, on a whim and a fifty-dollar bet, Dr. Horatio Nelson Jackson set off from San Francisco in a 20-horsepower Winton touring car hoping to become the first person to cross the United States in the new-fangled "horseless carriage."moreless
  • Mark Twain: Part 2

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    S 1 : Ep 8 - 1/14/02

    Samuel Clemens rose from a hardscrabble boyhood in the backwoods of Missouri to become, as Mark Twain, America's best known and best loved author.
  • Mark Twain: Part 1

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    S 1 : Ep 7 - 1/14/02

    Samuel Clemens rose from a hardscrabble boyhood in the backwoods of Missouri to become, as Mark Twain, America's best known and best loved author.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright: Part 2

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    S 1 : Ep 6 - 11/10/98

    He was a master builder, a rebel and a worshipper of nature. Frank Lloyd Wright left behind a legacy of beautiful homes and buildings, and changed America's approach to architecture forever.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright: Part 1

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    S 1 : Ep 5 - 11/10/98

    He was a master builder, a rebel and a worshipper of nature. Frank Lloyd Wright left behind a legacy of beautiful homes and buildings, and changed America's approach to architecture forever.
  • Thomas Jefferson: Part 2

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    S 1 : Ep 4 - 2/18/97

    Revered as the author of the Declaration of Independence, the most sacred document in American history, yet condemned as a lifelong owner of slaves, Thomas Jefferson remains the enigma that is America.
  • Thomas Jefferson: Part 1

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    S 1 : Ep 3 - 2/18/97

    Revered as the author of the Declaration of Independence, the most sacred document in American history, yet condemned as a lifelong owner of slaves, Thomas Jefferson remains the enigma that is America.
  • Not For Ourselves Alone: Part 2

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    S 1 : Ep 2 - 11/7/99

    Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony were born into a world ruled entirely by men. By the time their lives were over, they had changed for the better the lives of women everywhere.moreless
  • Not For Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony

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    S 1 : Ep 1 - 11/7/99

    Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony were born into a world ruled entirely by men. By the time their lives were over, they had changed for the better the lives of women everywhere.moreless
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