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American Experience; Geronimo and the Apache Resistance

07/07/1988


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Series
American Experience
Program
Geronimo and the Apache Resistance
Program Number

108

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

In 1886, the U.S. Government mobilized 500 soldiers to capture the legendary Apache Geronimo and his band of 39 followers, who had for decades resisted attempts to confine them to life on reservations. This film is the story of a people who once ruled much of the American Southwest and of a tragic collision of two civilizations.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Citation
Chicago: “American Experience; Geronimo and the Apache Resistance,” 07/07/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D7E03828454C40939530703479A78DD9.
MLA: “American Experience; Geronimo and the Apache Resistance.” 07/07/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D7E03828454C40939530703479A78DD9>.
APA: American Experience; Geronimo and the Apache Resistance. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D7E03828454C40939530703479A78DD9
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