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Trailer | Goin’ Back to T-Town | American Experience

The story of Greenwood, an extraordinary Black community in Tulsa, Oklahoma, that prospered during the 1920s and 30s despite rampant and hostile segregation. Torn apart in 1921 by one of the worst racially-motivated massacres in the nation’s history, the neighborhood rose from the ashes.

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Chapter 1 | The Codebreaker

The fascinating story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, the groundbreaking cryptanalyst who helped lay the foundation for modern codebreaking today.

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Trailer | The Codebreaker | American Experience

The story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, the groundbreaking cryptanalyst whose painstaking work to decode thousands of messages for the U.S. government would send infamous gangsters to prison in the 1920s and bring down a massive, near-invisible Nazi spy ring in WWII.

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Extended Trailer | The Codebreaker | American Experience

The Codebreaker reveals the fascinating story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, the groundbreaking cryptanalyst whose painstaking work to decode thousands of messages for the U.S. government would send infamous gangsters to prison in the 1920s and bring down a massive, near-invisible Nazi spy ring in WWII.

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William Friedman: Cryptologist

William F. Friedman married Elizebeth Friedman in 1917 and the two began a life of codebreaking for the U.S. Government. During WWI, they invented new methods of codebreaking and laid the foundation for modern cryptology.

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Elizebeth Friedman: Cryptanalyst Pioneer

Elizebeth Smith Friedman was an American codebreaker from Indiana. During Prohibition, her decrypts and testimony brought down international drug rings and liquor smugglers. Friedman’s codebreaking in WWII enabled the US to win the “Battle of the Atlantic” and smash Nazi spy rings.

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Greenwood

In the early 1900s, a group of black businessmen purchased land in the northeast section of Tulsa, Oklahoma. They called their community Greenwood.

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Trailer | The Vote, Part 2

Part Two examines the mounting dispute over strategy and tactics, and reveals how the pervasive racism of the time, particularly in the South, impacted women's fight for the vote.

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Chapter 1 | The Vote, Part 2

Part Two examines the mounting dispute over strategy and tactics, and reveals how the pervasive racism of the time, particularly in the South, impacted women's fight for the vote.

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The Race to Ratification

The women of New York came together like nowhere else to push for their state’s ratification of the 19th Amendment and win a pivotal victory in the long fight for women’s suffrage.

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The Ongoing Fight

Black women have long been at the forefront of the right to vote. Today, 100 years after the passage of the 19th Amendment and 55 years after the Voting Rights Act, their fight continues.

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The Early Suffragists

They were just some of the first generation of suffragists: Elizabeth C. Stanton, Lucretia Mott, Lucy Stone, Sojourner Truth, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Sarah Remond, Susan B. Anthony.

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She Resisted

She Resisted explores the final decade of the women’s suffrage movement through its most powerful images, brought to life with color for the first time. Live through the epic 1913 Washington, D.C. procession, in which thousands of women took to the streets to demand their right to the franchise; thrill at Ida B. Wells’s successful voter registration drive; and admire suffragists’ commitment.

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From Women’s Suffrage to the ERA

Virginia recently became the latest state to ratify a constitutional amendment that the country has been fighting about for nearly 100 years since it was first proposed by Alice Paul and other women's suffragists. Has the United States reached a tipping point in the fight to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment?

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Ida B Wells : The Advocate

Ida B. Wells, a prominent journalist exposed racial violence in the South and led a trip to Washington, D.C. in 1913 to march in the national suffrage parade.

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Alice Paul: The Militant

While studying in London, Alice Paul joined the 'suffragettes'. In the summer of 1909, she and 111 other suffragettes were arrested. In jail, she declared herself a political prisoner, refused nourishment and was force fed twice daily — some fifty-five times.

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