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American Experience; God Bless America And Poland, Too

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American Experience
God Bless America And Poland, Too
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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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Frank Popiolek was 15 when he came to America in 1911. In Chicago he found work, laboring in sawmills and tanneries until he found his true calling as a barber. Frank instilled in his family a love of old world tradition in Chicago where people take pride in their Polish heritage. This program includes Frank's recent trip to Poland.



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