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Chinese Exclusion Act from American Experience On-Demand

The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 excluded Chinese immigrants to the U.S. for 60 years. Chinese immigrants already here could not become citizens. Watch On-Demand & Access the Teacher Guide to the documentary. 

Reconstruction: America After the Civil War Series on WXXI-TV

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 3:00pm

Reconstruction is one of the most important and consequential chapters in American history. 

Best Buddies

These videos share conversation with Best Buddies, special friendships happening across New York State.

On-Demand Pomp: Under the Circumstances: A Virtual Commencement

Watch On-Demand: Attend virtual graduation. Hear excerpts from commencement speeches and messages to the class of 2020 from a variety of public figures -- journalists, philanthropists, sports figures, historians, writers and performers - and from the students themselves.

American Masters — Mae West: Dirty Blonde On-Demand

Dive into the life and career of groundbreaking writer, performer and subversive star Mae West. Watch On-Demand

Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project On-Demand

Marion Stokes secretly recorded television twenty-four hours a day for thirty years. Independent Lens brings The Marion Stokes Project documentary  and reflects on how television has shaped us and the world of today. Watch On-Demand

On-Demand World Channel: Race in America

A collection of films by and about individuals in the Black community across the country and around the globe. Watch on-air, stream online and share the voices, the stories on WORLD and from our partners in public media.

Race Matters: America In Crisis On-Demand

Outrage is pouring onto the streets over police brutality and the death of George Floyd. 

Reconstruction: America After the Civil War Series On-Demand

Reconstruction is one of the most important and consequential chapters in American history. It is also among the most overlooked, misunderstood, and misrepresented.  This series tells the real story of Reconstruction, honoring the struggle of the African Americans who fought their way out of slavery and challenged the nation to live up to the founding ideals of democracy, freedom, and equality. Over a hundred and fifty years later, this struggle continues.


Part 3: Breaking Through: Asian Americans On-Demand

Tue, 06/09/2020 - 4:00pm

Part 3 of A new PBS series explores the impact of Asian Americans, the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the United States.

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