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 Season 1(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
1 1x01 04/Oct/1988 The Great San Francisco Earthquake N/A
2 1x02 11/Oct/1988 Radio Bikini N/A
3 1x03 18/Oct/1988 Indians, Outlaws, and Angie Debo N/A
4 1x04 25/Oct/1988 Not So Wild a Dream N/A
5 1x05 01/Nov/1988 The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter N/A
6 1x06 08/Nov/1988 Do You Mean There are Still Real Cowboys? N/A
7 1x07 15/Nov/1988 Kennedy vs. Wallace: a Crisis Up Close N/A
8 1x08 22/Nov/1988 Geronimo and the Apache Resistance N/A
9 1x09 29/Nov/1988 Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Revisited N/A
10 1x10 06/Dec/1988 That Rhythm, Those Blues N/A
11 1x11 13/Dec/1988 The Radio Priest N/A
12 1x12 20/Dec/1988 Hearts and Hands N/A
13 1x13 27/Dec/1988 Views of a Vanishing Frontier N/A
14 1x14 03/Jan/1989 Eudora Welty: One Writer's Beginnings N/A
15 1x15 10/Jan/1989 The World That Moses Built N/A
16 1x16 17/Jan/1989 Sins of Our Mothers N/A

 Season 2(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
17 2x01 03/Oct/1989 The Great Air Race of 1924 N/A
18 2x02 10/Oct/1989 Demon Rum N/A
19 2x03 17/Oct/1989 A Family Gathering N/A
20 2x04 24/Oct/1989 Ida B. Wells: a Passion for Justice N/A
21 2x05 31/Oct/1989 The Great War: 1918 N/A
22 2x06 07/Nov/1989 Forever Baseball N/A
23 2x07 14/Nov/1989 Adam Clayton Powell N/A
24 2x08 21/Nov/1989 Mr. Sears' Catalogue N/A
25 2x09 05/Dec/1989 Battle for Wilderness N/A
26 2x10 12/Dec/1989 Ballad of a Mountain Man N/A
27 2x11 19/Dec/1989 Forbidden City, USA N/A
28 2x12 08/Jan/1990 Wildcatter: a Story of Texas Oil N/A
29 2x13 15/Jan/1990 Roots of Resistance: a Story of the Underground Railroad N/A
30 2x14 29/Jan/1990 Yosemite: the Fate of Heaven N/A
31 2x15 12/Feb/1990 God Bless America and Poland, Too N/A

 Season 3(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
32 3x01 01/Oct/1990 Lindbergh N/A
33 3x02 08/Oct/1990 Nixon (1) N/A
34 3x03 15/Oct/1990 Nixon (2) N/A
35 3x04 22/Oct/1990 Nixon (3) N/A
36 3x05 26/Nov/1990 The Iron Road N/A
37 3x06 03/Dec/1990 The Satellite Sky N/A
38 3x07 17/Dec/1990 Insanity on Trial N/A
39 3x08 14/Jan/1991 The Crash of 1929 N/A
40 3x09 28/Jan/1991 Los Mineros N/A
41 3x10 04/Feb/1991 Coney Island N/A
42 3x11 22/Apr/1991 Journey to America N/A
43 3x12 06/May/1991 Orphans of the Storm N/A

 Season 4(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
44 4x01 30/Sep/1991 LBJ (1) N/A
45 4x02 01/Oct/1991 LBJ (2) N/A
46 4x03 07/Oct/1991 The Massachusetts 54th Colored Infantry N/A
47 4x04 14/Oct/1991 Barnum's Big Top N/A
48 4x05 28/Oct/1991 Scandalous Mayor N/A
49 4x06 11/Nov/1991 Pearl Harbor: Surprise and Remembrance N/A
50 4x07 18/Nov/1991 G-Men: the Rise of J. Edgar Hoover N/A
51 4x08 09/Dec/1991 Duke Ellington: Reminiscing in Tempo N/A
52 4x09 06/Jan/1992 The Quiz Show Scandal N/A
53 4x10 13/Jan/1992 Love in the Cold War N/A
54 4x11 10/Feb/1992 Wild by Law N/A
55 4x12 17/Feb/1992 In the White Man's Image N/A

 Season 5(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
56 5x01 20/Sep/1992 The Kennedys (1) N/A
57 5x02 21/Sep/1992 The Kennedys (2) N/A
58 5x03 28/Oct/1992 The Donner Party N/A
59 5x04 04/Nov/1992 The Johnstown Flood N/A
60 5x05 11/Nov/1992 Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II N/A
61 5x06 18/Nov/1992 George Washington: the Man Who Wouldn't Be King N/A
62 5x07 25/Nov/1992 Last Stand at Little Big Horn N/A
63 5x08 02/Dec/1992 Ishi: the Last Yahi Indian N/A
64 5x09 11/Jan/1993 If You Knew Sousa N/A
65 5x10 18/Jan/1993 Simple Justice N/A
66 5x11 01/Feb/1993 Sit Down and Fight N/A
67 5x12 08/Feb/1993 Knute Rockne and His Fighting Irish N/A
68 5x13 15/Feb/1993 Rachel Carson's Silent Spring N/A
69 5x14 22/Feb/1993 French Dance Tonight N/A
70 5x15 01/Mar/1993 Goin' Back to T-Town N/A

 Season 6(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
71 6x01 20/Sep/1993 Ike (1) N/A
72 6x02 27/Sep/1993 Ike (2) N/A
73 6x03 11/Oct/1993 Amelia Earhart: the Price of Courage N/A
74 6x04 08/Nov/1993 The Hunt for Pancho Villa N/A
75 6x05 26/Jan/1994 Malcolm X: Make It Plain N/A
76 6x06 06/Apr/1994 America and the Holocaust: Deceit and Indifference N/A
77 6x07 25/May/1994 D-Day Remembered N/A

 Season 7(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
78 7x01 12/Oct/1994 FDR (1) N/A
79 7x02 13/Oct/1994 FDR (2) N/A
80 7x03 19/Oct/1994 Telegrams from the Dead N/A
81 7x04 26/Oct/1994 Midnight Ramble N/A
82 7x05 09/Nov/1994 Battle of the Bulge N/A
83 7x06 16/Jan/1995 Troublesome Creek N/A
84 7x07 15/Feb/1995 One Woman, One Vote N/A
85 7x08 08/May/1995 The Way West (1) N/A
86 7x09 09/May/1995 The Way West (2) N/A

 Season 8(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
87 8x01 16/Oct/1995 Murder of the Century N/A
88 8x02 23/Oct/1995 Edison's Miracle of Light N/A
89 8x03 13/Nov/1995 Chicago 1968 N/A
90 8x04 27/Nov/1995 The Orphan Trains N/A
91 8x05 15/Jan/1996 Freedom on My Mind N/A
92 8x06 22/Jan/1996 Daley: the Last Boss N/A
93 8x07 29/Jan/1996 The Battle Over Citizen Kane N/A
94 8x08 12/Feb/1996 The Wright Stuff N/A
95 8x09 26/Feb/1996 Spy in the Sky N/A

 Season 9(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
96 9x01 06/Oct/1996 TR (1) N/A
97 9x02 07/Oct/1996 TR (2) N/A
98 9x03 20/Jan/1997 The Richest Man in the World: Andrew Carnegie N/A
99 9x04 27/Jan/1997 Hawaii's Last Queen N/A
100 9x05 03/Feb/1997 The Telephone N/A
101 9x06 10/Feb/1997 Big Dream, Small Screen N/A
102 9x07 17/Feb/1997 New York Underground N/A
103 9x08 28/Apr/1997 Around the World in 72 Days N/A
104 9x09 12/May/1997 Gold Fever N/A

 Season 10(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
105 10x01 05/Oct/1997 Truman (1) N/A
106 10x02 06/Oct/1997 Truman (2) N/A
107 10x03 13/Oct/1997 Vietnam (1) N/A
108 10x04 20/Oct/1997 Vietnam (2) N/A
109 10x05 27/Oct/1997 Vietnam (3) N/A
110 10x06 02/Dec/1997 Vietnam (4) N/A
111 10x07 09/Dec/1997 Vietnam (5) N/A
112 10x08 19/Jan/1998 A Midwife's Tale N/A
113 10x09 02/Feb/1998 Mr. Miami Beach N/A
114 10x10 09/Feb/1998 Influenza 1918 N/A
115 10x11 23/Feb/1998 Reagan (1) N/A
116 10x12 24/Feb/1998 Reagan (2) N/A
117 10x13 02/Mar/1998 Surviving the Dust Bowl N/A

 Season 11(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
118 11x01 18/Nov/1998 America 1900 N/A
119 11x02 11/Jan/1999 Race for the Super Bomb N/A
120 11x03 18/Jan/1999 Hoover Dam N/A
121 11x04 08/Feb/1999 Alone on the Ice N/A
122 11x05 15/Feb/1999 Rescue at Sea N/A
123 11x06 22/Feb/1999 Meltdown at Three Mile Island N/A
124 11x07 05/Apr/1999 Lost in the Grand Canyon N/A
125 11x08 12/Apr/1999 Riding the Rails N/A
126 11x09 10/May/1999 Fly Girls N/A
127 11x10 17/May/1999 MacArthur N/A

 Season 12(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
128 12x01 14/Nov/1999 New York (1) N/A
129 12x02 15/Nov/1999 New York (2) N/A
130 12x03 16/Nov/1999 New York (3) N/A
131 12x04 17/Nov/1999 New York (4) N/A
132 12x05 18/Nov/1999 New York (5) N/A
133 12x06 10/Jan/2000 Eleanor Roosevelt N/A
134 12x07 01/Feb/2000 Nixon's China Game N/A
135 12x08 08/Feb/2000 Jubilee Singers: Sacrifice and Glory N/A
136 12x09 15/Feb/2000 The Duel N/A
137 12x10 29/Feb/2000 John Brown's Holy War N/A
138 12x11 07/Mar/2000 Houdini N/A
139 12x12 24/Apr/2000 George Wallace: Settin' the Woods on Fire (1) N/A
140 12x13 25/Apr/2000 George Wallace: Settin' the Woods on Fire (2) N/A
141 12x14 08/May/2000 Joe DiMaggio: a Hero's Life N/A
142 12x15 23/May/2000 George Eastman: the Wizard of Photography N/A

 Season 13(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
143 13x01 16/Oct/2000 The Rockefellers (1) N/A
144 13x02 23/Oct/2000 The Rockefellers (2) N/A
145 13x03 30/Oct/2000 Secrets of a Master Builder N/A
146 13x04 14/Nov/2000 Return with Honor N/A
147 13x05 12/Jan/2001 The Hurricane of '38 N/A
148 13x06 19/Jan/2001 Marcus Garvey: Look for Me in the Whirlwind N/A
149 13x07 19/Feb/2001 Abraham and Mary Lincoln: a House Divided (1) N/A
150 13x08 20/Feb/2001 Abraham and Mary Lincoln: a House Divided (2) N/A
151 13x09 21/Feb/2001 Abraham and Mary Lincoln: a House Divided (3) N/A
152 13x10 02/Apr/2001 Scottsboro: an American Tragedy N/A
153 13x11 16/Apr/2001 Fatal Flood N/A
154 13x12 23/Apr/2001 Stephen Foster N/A
155 13x13 30/Apr/2001 Streamliners: America's Lost Trains N/A

 Season 14(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
156 14x01 01/Oct/2001 New York (6) N/A
157 14x02 08/Oct/2001 New York (7) N/A
158 14x03 11/Nov/2001 War Letters N/A
159 14x04 06/Jan/2002 Woodrow Wilson (1) N/A
160 14x05 13/Jan/2002 Woodrow Wilson (2) N/A
161 14x06 20/Jan/2002 Mount Rushmore N/A
162 14x07 27/Jan/2002 Miss America N/A
163 14x08 17/Feb/2002 Public Enemy #1 N/A
164 14x09 24/Feb/2002 Monkey Trial N/A
165 14x10 01/Mar/2002 Zoot Suit Riots N/A
166 14x11 01/Apr/2002 Ulysses S. Grant (1) N/A
167 14x12 02/Apr/2002 Ulysses S. Grant (2) N/A
168 14x13 21/Apr/2002 Ansel Adams N/A
169 14x14 28/Apr/2002 A Brilliant Madness N/A

 Season 15(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
170 15x01 11/Nov/2002 Jimmy Carter (1) N/A
171 15x02 12/Nov/2002 Jimmy Carter (2) N/A
172 15x03 13/Jan/2003 Chicago: City of the Century (1) N/A
173 15x04 14/Jan/2003 Chicago: City of the Century (2) N/A
174 15x05 15/Jan/2003 Chicago: City of the Century (3) N/A
175 15x06 20/Jan/2003 The Murder of Emmett Till N/A
176 15x07 27/Jan/2003 Transcontinental Railroad N/A
177 15x08 10/Feb/2003 Partners of the Heart N/A
178 15x09 17/Feb/2003 The Pill N/A
179 15x10 07/Apr/2003 Daughter from Da Nang N/A
180 15x11 14/Apr/2003 Seabiscuit N/A
181 15x12 07/Jul/2003 Bataan Rescue N/A
182 15x13 14/Jul/2003 Murder at Harvard N/A

 Season 16(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
183 16x01 09/Sep/2003 New York (8) N/A
184 16x02 12/Jan/2004 Reconstruction: the Second Civil War (1) N/A
185 16x03 13/Jan/2004 Reconstruction: the Second Civil War (2) N/A
186 16x04 19/Jan/2004 Citizen King N/A
187 16x05 02/Feb/2004 Remember the Alamo N/A
188 16x06 09/Feb/2004 Tupperware N/A
189 16x07 12/Apr/2004 Emma Goldman N/A
190 16x08 19/Apr/2004 Patriots Day N/A
191 16x09 03/May/2004 Golden Gate Bridge N/A

 Season 17(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
192 17x01 04/Oct/2004 RFK N/A
193 17x02 24/Jan/2005 The Fight N/A
194 17x03 31/Jan/2005 Fidel Castro N/A
195 17x04 07/Feb/2005 Building the Alaskan Highway N/A
196 17x05 14/Feb/2005 Kinsey N/A
197 17x06 04/Apr/2005 Mary Pickford N/A
198 17x07 11/Apr/2005 The Great Transatlantic Cable N/A
199 17x08 25/Apr/2005 The Fall of Saigon N/A
200 17x09 09/May/2005 Victory in the Pacific N/A
201 17x10 23/May/2005 The Carter Family: Will the Circle Be Unbroken N/A
202 17x11 30/May/2005 Guerilla: the Taking of Patty Hearst N/A
203 17x12 04/Jul/2005 The Massie Affair N/A

 Season 18(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
204 18x01 17/Oct/2005 Two Days in October N/A
205 18x02 30/Oct/2005 Race to the Moon N/A
206 18x03 14/Nov/2005 Las Vegas: an Unconventional History (1) N/A
207 18x04 15/Nov/2005 Las Vegas: an Unconventional History (2) N/A
208 18x05 23/Jan/2006 John & Abigail Adams N/A
209 18x06 30/Jan/2006 The Nuremberg Trials N/A
210 18x07 06/Feb/2006 Jesse James N/A
211 18x08 25/Feb/2006 Hijacked N/A
212 18x09 21/Mar/2006 Eugene O'Neill N/A
213 18x10 10/Apr/2006 The Boy in the Bubble N/A
214 18x11 24/Apr/2006 The Alaska Pipeline N/A
215 18x12 08/May/2006 Annie Oakley N/A
216 18x13 22/May/2006 The Man Behind Hitler N/A
217 18x14 05/Jul/2006 Niagara Falls N/A

 Season 19(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
217 19x01 02/Oct/2006 Eyes on the Prize (1) N/A
218 19x02 09/Oct/2006 Eyes on the Prize (2) N/A
219 19x03 16/Oct/2006 Eyes on the Prize (3) N/A
220 19x04 23/Oct/2006 Test Tube Babies N/A
221 19x05 30/Oct/2006 The Great Fever N/A
222 19x06 06/Nov/2006 The Gold Rush N/A
223 19x07 29/Jan/2007 The Berlin Airlift N/A
224 19x08 05/Feb/2007 The Living Weapon N/A
225 19x09 12/Feb/2007 New Orleans N/A
226 19x10 02/Apr/2007 Sister Aimee N/A
227 19x11 09/Apr/2007 Jonestown: the Life and Death of Peoples Temple N/A
228 19x12 23/Apr/2007 Summer of Love N/A
229 19x13 30/Apr/2007 The Mormons (1) N/A
230 19x14 01/May/2007 The Mormons (2) N/A
231 19x15 14/May/2007 Alexander Hamilton N/A

 Season 20(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
232 20x01 14/Jan/2008 Oswald's Ghost N/A
233 20x02 21/Jan/2008 The Lobotomist N/A
234 20x03 03/Feb/2008 Eyes on the Prize II (1) N/A
235 20x04 04/Feb/2008 Grand Central N/A
236 20x05 10/Feb/2008 Eyes on the Prize II (2) N/A
237 20x06 17/Feb/2008 Eyes on the Prize II (3) N/A
238 20x07 18/Feb/2008 Kit Carson N/A
239 20x08 24/Feb/2008 Eyes on the Prize II (4) N/A
240 20x09 25/Feb/2008 Buffalo Bill N/A
241 20x10 31/Mar/2008 Minik, the Lost Eskimo N/A
242 20x11 14/Apr/2008 Walt Whitman N/A
243 20x12 21/Apr/2008 Roberto Clemente N/A
244 20x13 05/May/2008 George H. W. Bush (1) N/A
245 20x14 06/May/2008 George H. W. Bush (2) N/A

 Season 21(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
246 21x01 26/Jan/2009 The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer N/A
247 21x02 02/Feb/2009 The Polio Crusade N/A
248 21x03 09/Feb/2009 The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln N/A
249 21x04 23/Feb/2009 A Class Apart N/A
250 21x05 13/Apr/2009 We Shall Remain: After the Mayflower (1) N/A
251 21x06 20/Apr/2009 We Shall Remain: Tecumseh's Vision (2) N/A
252 21x07 27/Apr/2009 We Shall Remain: Trail of Tears (3) N/A
253 21x08 04/May/2009 We Shall Remain: Geronimo (4) N/A
254 21x09 11/May/2009 We Shall Remain: Wounded Knee (5) N/A

 Season 22(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
256 22x01 02/Nov/2009 The Civilian Conservation Corps N/A
257 22x02 25/Jan/2010 Wyatt Earp N/A
258 22x03 08/Feb/2010 The Bombing of Germany N/A
259 22x04 01/Mar/2010 Dolley Madison 8
260 22x05 19/Apr/2010 Earth Days 8
261 22x06 26/Apr/2010 My Lai 8
262 22x07 03/May/2010 Roads to Memphis 7
263 22x08 10/May/2010 Into the Deep: America, Whaling & The World 8

 Season 23(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
265 23x01 11/Oct/2010 God in America (1) N/A
266 23x02 12/Oct/2010 God in America (2) N/A
267 23x03 13/Oct/2010 God in America (3) N/A
268 23x04 03/Jan/2011 Robert E. Lee 8
269 23x05 17/Jan/2011 Dinosaur Wars 7
270 23x06 24/Jan/2011 Panama Canal 8
271 23x07 31/Jan/2011 Greely Expedition 8
272 23x08 28/Feb/2011 Triangle Fire 8
273 23x09 11/Apr/2011 The Great Famine 8
274 23x10 25/Apr/2011 Stonewall Uprising 8
275 23x11 09/May/2011 Soundtrack for a Revolution 8
276 23x12 16/May/2011 Freedom Riders 7

 Season 24(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
278 24x01 10/Jan/2012 Billy the Kid N/A
279 24x02 17/Jan/2012 Custer's Last Stand 7
280 24x03 20/Feb/2012 Clinton (1) 5.5
281 24x04 21/Feb/2012 Clinton (2) 5
282 24x05 28/Feb/2012 The Amish 8
283 24x06 03/Apr/2012 Grand Coulee Dam N/A
284 24x07 01/May/2012 Jesse Owens 8

 Season 25(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
285 25x01 18/Sep/2012 Death and the Civil War 8
286 25x02 08/Jan/2013 The Abolitionists: 1820s-1838 8
287 25x03 15/Jan/2013 The Abolitionists: 1838-1854 8
288 25x04 22/Jan/2013 The Abolitionists: 1854-Emancipation and Victory 8
289 25x05 29/Jan/2013 Henry Ford 8
291 25x06 12/Feb/2013 Silicon Valley 8

 Season 26(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
292 26x01 29/Oct/2013 War of the Worlds 8
293 26x02 11/Nov/2013 JFK (1) 7
294 26x03 12/Nov/2013 JFK (2) 8
295 26x04 07/Jan/2014 The Poisoner's Handbook N/A
296 26x05 14/Jan/2014 1964 N/A
297 26x06 04/Feb/2014 The Amish Shunned: American Experience N/A
298 26x07 11/Feb/2014 Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid N/A
299 26x08 18/Feb/2014 The Rise and Fall of Penn Station N/A
300 26x09 24/Jun/2014 Freedom Summer N/A
301 26x10 09/Sep/2014 The Big Burn N/A

 Season 27(Add Episode)
Episode #  Airdate Title Rating
0 27x00 28/Apr/2015 Last Days in Vietnam N/A
302 27x01 18/Nov/2014 Cold War Road Show N/A
303 27x02 06/Jan/2015 Ripley: Believe It or Not N/A
304 27x03 13/Jan/2015 Klansville U.S.A. N/A
305 27x04 20/Jan/2015 Edison N/A
306 27x05 03/Feb/2015 The Big Burn N/A
307 27x06 10/Feb/2015 The Forgotten Plague N/A

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Classification: Documentary
Genre: History
Status: Returning Series
Network: PBS ( USA)
Airs: Tuesdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: October 01, 1988
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