American Experience; Sins of Our Mothers
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- American Experience
- Sins of Our Mothers
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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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A tale of sin and retribution, this program tells the story of a young girl named Emmeline who was sent to work in the mills of Massachusetts. There she bore an illegitimate son, gave him up for adoption, and returned to her home town in Maine. When her story was revealed, Emmeline found herself banned forever by her church, her community, and her family.
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- Chicago: “American Experience; Sins of Our Mothers,” 12/11/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed February 23, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9A234D18FB82434190DD09807F981C25.
- MLA: “American Experience; Sins of Our Mothers.” 12/11/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. February 23, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9A234D18FB82434190DD09807F981C25>.
- APA: American Experience; Sins of Our Mothers. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_9A234D18FB82434190DD09807F981C25