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American Experience; New York: Cosmopolis


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American Experience
New York: Cosmopolis
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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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In episode five, the African-American experience, the birth of the new media industries and the incredible array of human and cultural energies converge, ending with construction of the world's tallest building.

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Chicago: “American Experience; New York: Cosmopolis,” 10/31/1999, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 18, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6E8FA2C1EF6D4E03B354355C15C8346A.
MLA: “American Experience; New York: Cosmopolis.” 10/31/1999. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 18, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6E8FA2C1EF6D4E03B354355C15C8346A>.
APA: American Experience; New York: Cosmopolis. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_6E8FA2C1EF6D4E03B354355C15C8346A
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