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American Experience
Victory in the Pacific
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Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988

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Austin Hoyt, documentary filmmaker, American Experience

Filmmaker Austin Hoyt discusses his new PBS documentary, American Experience: Victory in the Pacific, which examines the final year of World War II in the Pacific, including the rationale for using the atomic bomb, and features first-hand recollections of both American and Japanese civilians and soldiers.



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Chicago: “American Experience; Victory in the Pacific,” 03/16/2005, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 25, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4669C8FF602E4625A20A17716AD51145.
MLA: “American Experience; Victory in the Pacific.” 03/16/2005. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 25, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4669C8FF602E4625A20A17716AD51145>.
APA: American Experience; Victory in the Pacific. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_4669C8FF602E4625A20A17716AD51145
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