American Experience (season 19)

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American Experience (season 19)
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 15
Release
Original network PBS
Original release October 2, 2006 (2006-10-02) – May 14, 2007 (2007-05-14)
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List of American Experience episodes

Season nineteen of the television program American Experience originally aired on the PBS network in the United States on October 2, 2006 and concluded on May 14, 2007. The season contained 15 new episodes and began with the first two parts of the Eyes on the Prize miniseries, "Awakenings (1954–1956)" and "Fighting Back (1957–1962)". The first six parts of the 14-part miniseries were a rebroadcast of the production originally shown during 1987 on PBS. "The Mormons" film was co-produced with the PBS documentary program Frontline.

Episodes[edit]

 *  Denotes multiple chapters that aired on the same date and share the same episode number
No. in
series
No. in
season
Title Directed by Categories Original air date
219 1* "Eyes on the Prize (Parts 1–2)"[1]Judith Vecchione (Parts 1–2)Civil RightsOctober 2, 2006 (2006-10-02)

220 2* "Eyes on the Prize (Parts 3–4)"Orlando Bagwell (Part 3)
Callie Crossley & James A. DeVinney (Part 4)
Civil RightsOctober 9, 2006 (2006-10-09)

221 3* "Eyes on the Prize (Parts 5–6)"Orlando Bagwell (Part 5)
Callie Crossley & James A. DeVinney (Part 6)
Civil RightsOctober 16, 2006 (2006-10-16)

2224"Test Tube Babies"[2]Chana Gazit & Hilary Klotz SteinmanTechnologyOctober 23, 2006 (2006-10-23)
2235"The Great Fever"[3]Adriana Bosch & Michael ChinTechnologyOctober 30, 2006 (2006-10-30)
The film examines the work of Walter Reed in his efforts to discover the transmitter of the viral disease yellow fever.
2246"The Gold Rush"[4]Randall MacLowryThe American WestNovember 6, 2006 (2006-11-06)
2257"The Berlin Airlift"[5]Peter Adler, Alexander Berkel & Stefan MausbachWarJanuary 29, 2007 (2007-01-29)
2268"The Living Weapon"[6]John RubinTechnology, WarFebruary 5, 2007 (2007-02-05)
The film chronicles the development of the biological weapons program in the United States.
2279"New Orleans"[7]Stephen IvesPopular CultureFebruary 12, 2007 (2007-02-12)
22810"Sister Aimee"[8]Linda GarmonBiographies, Popular CultureApril 2, 2007 (2007-04-02)
22911"Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple"[9]Stanley NelsonPopular CultureApril 9, 2007 (2007-04-09)
23012"Summer of Love"[10]Gail Dolgin & Vicente FrancoPopular CultureApril 23, 2007 (2007-04-23)
The film recounts the history of the hippie movement in Haight-Ashbury district within San Francisco during the summer of 1967.
23113"The Mormons (Part 1)"[11]Helen WhitneyBiographies, Popular Culture, The American WestApril 30, 2007 (2007-04-30)

  • Part 1: "History"
23214"The Mormons (Part 2)"Helen WhitneyBiographies, Popular Culture, The American WestMay 1, 2007 (2007-05-01)

  • Part 2: "Church & State"
23315"Alexander Hamilton"[12]Muffie MeyerBiographies, Politics, PresidentsMay 14, 2007 (2007-05-14)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American Experience | Eyes on the Prize". PBS. Archived from the original on November 15, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ "American Experience | Test Tube Babies". PBS. Archived from the original on March 19, 2017. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  3. ^ "American Experience | The Great Fever". PBS. Archived from the original on December 10, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  4. ^ "American Experience | The Gold Rush". PBS. Retrieved October 7, 2017. 
  5. ^ "American Experience | The Berlin Airlift". PBS. Archived from the original on February 10, 2017. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  6. ^ "American Experience | The Living Weapon". PBS. Archived from the original on December 23, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  7. ^ "American Experience | New Orleans". PBS. Retrieved July 20, 2018. 
  8. ^ "American Experience | Sister Aimee". PBS. Retrieved July 20, 2018. 
  9. ^ "American Experience | Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple". PBS. Archived from the original on January 6, 2017. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  10. ^ "American Experience | Summer of Love". PBS. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  11. ^ "American Experience | The Mormons". PBS. Archived from the original on November 13, 2017. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  12. ^ "American Experience | Alexander Hamilton". PBS. Retrieved December 14, 2012.