American Experience; Let Us Now Praise Famous Men - Revisited
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- American Experience
- Let Us Now Praise Famous Men - Revisited
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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 the summer of 1936, photographer Walker Evans and writer James Agee went to document the conditions of cotton tenant farmers in Alabama. The result was an American classic -- an eloquent, disturbing account of sharecropping families in the rural South. Forty years later, filmmaker Carol Bell went to find out what had become of those families.
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- Chicago: “American Experience; Let Us Now Praise Famous Men - Revisited,” 09/19/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 27, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D20336ACDBB0433D89D04F5114B1652B.
- MLA: “American Experience; Let Us Now Praise Famous Men - Revisited.” 09/19/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 27, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D20336ACDBB0433D89D04F5114B1652B>.
- APA: American Experience; Let Us Now Praise Famous Men - Revisited. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D20336ACDBB0433D89D04F5114B1652B