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American Experience

Walt Disney's Next Big Idea: Disneyland

In the early 1950s, Walt Disney began gathering a small group of artists to work for his new company, WED. They were developing Disney's next big idea: an amusement park for the whole family, called Disneyland. "Walt Disney" premieres September 14 & 15 on PBS American Experience.

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Flood in the Desert
Episode
52:45
American Experience

Flood in the Desert

Explore the 1928 dam collapse, the second deadliest disaster in California history.
Season 34 Episode 3
The American Diplomat
Episode
52:43
American Experience

The American Diplomat

Three Black diplomats who broke racial barriers at the State Department during Cold War.
Season 34 Episode 2
Riveted: The History of Jeans
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Episode
52:39
American Experience

Riveted: The History of Jeans

Discover the fascinating and surprising story of this iconic American garment.
Season 34 Episode 1
Part 2 |Citizen Hearst | American Experience
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Episode
1:52:04
American Experience

Citizen Hearst: Part 2

William Randolph Hearst continued his rise to power and expansion into Hollywood.
Season 33 Episode 44
Part 1 |Citizen Hearst | American Experience
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Episode
1:50:14
American Experience

Citizen Hearst: Part 1

The life of William Randolph Hearst, who transformed the media’s role in American life.
Season 33 Episode 43
The Blinding of Isaac Woodard, Spanish
Episode
1:52:49
American Experience

The Blinding of Isaac Woodard, Spanish

The Blinding of Isaac Woodard with Spanish subtitles.
Season 33 Episode 42
The Codebreaker, Spanish
Episode
52:51
American Experience

The Codebreaker, Spanish

The Codebreaker with Spanish subtitles.
Season 33 Episode 41