American Experience (season 18)

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American Experience (season 18)
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 13
Release
Original network PBS
Original release October 17, 2005 (2005-10-17) – May 22, 2006 (2006-05-22)
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List of American Experience episodes

Season eighteen of the television program American Experience originally aired on the PBS network in the United States on October 17, 2005 and concluded on May 22, 2006. The season contained 13 new episodes and began with the film Two Days in October.

Episodes[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Categories Original air date
2061"Two Days in October"[1]Robert KennerPolitics, WarOctober 17, 2005 (2005-10-17)
The film chronicles the Vietnam War protests and Dow riots at the University of Wisconsin and the Battle of Ong Thanh in 1967. The film is in part based on the book, They Marched Into Sunlight, by David Maraniss.
2072"Race to the Moon"[2]Kevin Michael KertscherTechnologyOctober 31, 2005 (2005-10-31)
2083"Las Vegas: An Unconventional History (Part 1)"[3]Stephen IvesPopular Culture, The American WestNovember 14, 2005 (2005-11-14)
2094"Las Vegas: An Unconventional History (Part 2)"Stephen IvesPopular Culture, The American WestNovember 15, 2005 (2005-11-15)
2105"John & Abigail Adams"[4]Peter JonesBiographies, Politics, PresidentsJanuary 23, 2006 (2006-01-23)
2116"The Nuremberg Trials"[5]Michael KloftPolitics, WarJanuary 30, 2006 (2006-01-30)
2127"Jesse James"[6]Mark ZwonitzerBiographies, Popular CultureFebruary 6, 2006 (2006-02-06)
2138"Hijacked"[7]Ilan ZivPoliticsFebruary 27, 2006 (2006-02-27)
The film recounts the 1970 Dawson's Field hijackings and subsequent destruction of four commercial airliners.
2149"Eugene O'Neill"[8]Ric BurnsBiographies, Popular CultureMarch 27, 2006 (2006-03-27)
21510"The Boy in the Bubble"[9]Barak Goodman & John MaggioBiographies, TechnologyApril 10, 2006 (2006-04-10)
21611"The Alaska Pipeline"[10]Mark DavisTechnology, The Natural EnvironmentApril 24, 2006 (2006-04-24)
21712"Annie Oakley"[11]Riva FreifeldBiographies, Popular Culture, The American WestMay 8, 2006 (2006-05-08)
21813"The Man Behind Hitler"[12]Lutz HachmeisterBiographies, WarMay 22, 2006 (2006-05-22)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American Experience | Two Days in October". PBS. Retrieved August 15, 2017. 
  2. ^ "American Experience | Race to the Moon". PBS. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  3. ^ "American Experience | Las Vegas: An Unconventional History". PBS. Archived from the original on December 12, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  4. ^ "American Experience | John & Abigail Adams". PBS. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  5. ^ "American Experience | The Nuremberg Trials". PBS. Archived from the original on March 17, 2017. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  6. ^ "American Experience | Jesse James". PBS. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  7. ^ "American Experience | Hijacked". PBS. Archived from the original on September 25, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  8. ^ "American Experience | Eugene O'Neill". PBS. Retrieved August 4, 2018. 
  9. ^ "American Experience | The Boy In The Bubble". PBS. Archived from the original on January 1, 2017. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  10. ^ "American Experience | The Alaska Pipeline". PBS. Archived from the original on February 5, 2017. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  11. ^ "American Experience | Annie Oakley". PBS. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  12. ^ "American Experience | The Man Behind Hitler". PBS. Archived from the original on September 7, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2012.