American Experience (season 17)

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American Experience (season 17)
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 11
Release
Original network PBS
Original release October 4, 2004 (2004-10-04) – May 23, 2005 (2005-05-23)
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List of American Experience episodes

Season seventeen of the television program American Experience originally aired on the PBS network in the United States on October 4, 2004 and concluded on May 23, 2005. The season contained 11 new episodes and began with the film RFK.

Episodes[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Categories Original air date
1951"RFK"[1]David GrubinBiographies, PoliticsOctober 4, 2004 (2004-10-04)
1962"The Fight"[2]Barak GoodmanBiographies, Civil Rights, Popular CultureOctober 18, 2004 (2004-10-18)
The film chronicles the boxing matches between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling.
1973"Fidel Castro"[3]Adriana BoschBiographiesJanuary 31, 2005 (2005-01-31)
1984"Building the Alaska Highway"[4]Tracy Heather StrainTechnology, WarFebruary 7, 2005 (2005-02-07)
1995"Kinsey"[5]Barak Goodman & John MaggioBiographies, Popular CultureFebruary 14, 2005 (2005-02-14)
2006"Mary Pickford"[6]Sue WilliamsBiographies, Popular CultureApril 4, 2005 (2005-04-04)
2017"The Great Transatlantic Cable"[7]Peter JonesTechnologyApril 11, 2005 (2005-04-11)
2028"The Massie Affair"[8]Mark ZwonitzerPopular CultureApril 18, 2005 (2005-04-18)
Note: The episode reaired on April 17, 2018 as "The Island Murder".
2039"Victory in the Pacific"[9]Austin HoytWarMay 2, 2005 (2005-05-02)
20410"The Carter Family: Will the Circle Be Unbroken"[10]Kathy ConkwrightBiographies, Popular CultureMay 9, 2005 (2005-05-09)
Recounts the successes and failures of A. P. Carter and his singing partners known as the Carter Family. During the Great Depression, they became the first vocal group to become country music stars.
20511"Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst"[11]Robert StonePolitics, Popular CultureMay 23, 2005 (2005-05-23)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American Experience | RFK". PBS. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ "American Experience | The Fight". PBS. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  3. ^ "American Experience | Fidel Castro". PBS. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  4. ^ "American Experience | Building the Alaska Highway". PBS. Archived from the original on March 18, 2017. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  5. ^ "American Experience | Kinsey". PBS. Archived from the original on February 28, 2017. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  6. ^ "American Experience | Mary Pickford". PBS. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  7. ^ "American Experience | The Great Transatlantic Cable". PBS. Archived from the original on December 23, 2016. Retrieved Dec 14, 2012. 
  8. ^ "American Experience | The Massie Affair". PBS. Archived from the original on November 21, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  9. ^ "American Experience | Victory in the Pacific". PBS. Archived from the original on March 18, 2017. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  10. ^ "American Experience | The Carter Family: Will the Circle Be Unbroken". PBS. Archived from the original on January 1, 2017. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  11. ^ "American Experience | Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst". PBS. Retrieved August 22, 2018.