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American Experience; Great San Francisco Earthquake, The

05/19/1995

(Disaster Night program 1 of 3)


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Series
American Experience
Program
Great San Francisco Earthquake, The
Program Number

101

Series Description

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

Program Description

A look at the destruction and rebirth of San Francisco as a result of the famous 1906 earthquake. JUN95 airing - part of American Experience's "Disaster Night" - aired along with "The Hurricane of '38" and "The Johnstown Flood."

Duration

01:00:33

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Citation
Chicago: “American Experience; Great San Francisco Earthquake, The,” 05/19/1995, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_897CF8B2DEDA46869C5D54095FC95327.
MLA: “American Experience; Great San Francisco Earthquake, The.” 05/19/1995. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_897CF8B2DEDA46869C5D54095FC95327>.
APA: American Experience; Great San Francisco Earthquake, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_897CF8B2DEDA46869C5D54095FC95327
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