American Experience

Chapter 1 | The Vote, Part 1

Clip: Season 32 Episode 9 | 10m 3s | Video has closed captioning.

The hard-fought campaign waged by American women for the right to vote.

Aired: 07/06/20

Rating: NR

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The Chinese Six Companies

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The Chinese Six Companies

On May 28, 1900, San Francisco policemen formed a perimeter around Chinatown as officials diagnosed bubonic plague in the neighborhood and wanted to quarantine the nearly 20,000 residents. As tensions flared, an influential group of merchants known as the Chinese Six Companies sprang into action.

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