American Experience (season 1)

Season one of the television program American Experience originally aired on the PBS network in the United States on October 4, 1988 and concluded on January 17, 1989. The season contained 16 new episodes and began with the film The Great San Francisco Earthquake. This is the first season to feature David McCullough as the host, who previously hosted the PBS show Smithsonian World from 1984 to 1988.

American Experience
Season 1
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes16
Release
Original networkPBS
Original releaseOctober 4, 1988 (1988-10-04) –
January 17, 1989 (1989-01-17)
Season chronology
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Season 2
List of American Experience episodes

EpisodesEdit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byCategoriesOriginal air date
11"The Great San Francisco Earthquake"[1]Tom WeidlingerThe Natural EnvironmentOctober 4, 1988 (1988-10-04)
22"Radio Bikini"[2]Robert StoneTechnology, WarOctober 11, 1988 (1988-10-11)
33"Indians, Outlaws, and Angie Debo"[3]Martha SandlinBiographies, Native American HistoryOctober 18, 1988 (1988-10-18)
44"Eric Sevareid's Not So Wild a Dream"[4][a]Frank J. DeMeo & Anthony PotterBiographiesOctober 25, 1988 (1988-10-25)
55"The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter"[5]Connie FieldPopular Culture, WarNovember 1, 1988 (1988-11-01)
66"Do You Mean There Are Still Real Cowboys?"[6]Jon BlairPopular Culture, The American WestNovember 8, 1988 (1988-11-08)
77"Kennedy vs. Wallace: A Crisis Up Close"[7]Robert DrewCivil Rights, PoliticsNovember 15, 1988 (1988-11-15)
88"Geronimo and the Apache Resistance"[8]Neil GoodwinNative American HistoryNovember 22, 1988 (1988-11-22)
99"Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Revisited"[9]Carol BellPopular CultureNovember 29, 1988 (1988-11-29)
1010"That Rhythm, Those Blues"[10]George T. NierenbergCivil Rights, Popular CultureDecember 6, 1988 (1988-12-06)
1111"The Radio Priest"[11]Irv DrasninPopular CultureDecember 13, 1988 (1988-12-13)
1212"Hearts and Hands"[12]Pat FerreroBiographiesDecember 20, 1988 (1988-12-20)
1313"Views of a Vanishing Frontier"[13]Craig B. FisherNative American History, The Natural EnvironmentDecember 27, 1988 (1988-12-27)
1414"Eudora Welty: One Writer's Beginnings"[14]Patchy WheatleyBiographiesJanuary 3, 1989 (1989-01-03)
1515"The World That Moses Built"[15]Edward Gray & Mark ObenhausBiographies, TechnologyJanuary 10, 1989 (1989-01-10)
1616"Sins of Our Mothers"[16]Matthew CollinsBiographiesJanuary 17, 1989 (1989-01-17)

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The film episode Eric Sevareid's Not So Wild a Dream is sometimes listed in news reports as Eric Sevareid: Not So Wild a Dream or as Eric Sevareid's "Not So Wild a Dream".

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "American Experience | The Great San Francisco Earthquake". PBS. Archived from the original on December 25, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
  2. ^ "American Experience | Radio Bikini". PBS. Archived from the original on December 1, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
  3. ^ "American Experience | Indians, Outlaws, and Angie Debo". PBS. Archived from the original on May 30, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
  4. ^ "American Experience | Eric Sevareid's Not So Wild a Dream". PBS. Archived from the original on May 30, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
  5. ^ "American Experience | The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter". PBS. Archived from the original on June 17, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
  6. ^ "American Experience | Do You Mean There Are Still Real Cowboys?". PBS. Archived from the original on March 13, 2017. Retrieved July 18, 2015.
  7. ^ "American Experience | Kennedy vs. Wallace: A Crisis Up Close". PBS. Archived from the original on February 22, 2017. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
  8. ^ "American Experience | Geronimo and the Apache Resistance". PBS. Archived from the original on March 16, 2017. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
  9. ^ "American Experience | Let Us Now Praise Famous Men: Revisited". PBS. Archived from the original on June 3, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
  10. ^ "American Experience | That Rhythm, Those Blues". PBS. Archived from the original on November 26, 2015. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
  11. ^ "American Experience | The Radio Priest". PBS. Archived from the original on May 30, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
  12. ^ "American Experience | Hearts and Hands". PBS. Archived from the original on March 25, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
  13. ^ "American Experience | Views of a Vanishing Frontier". PBS. Archived from the original on July 8, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
  14. ^ "American Experience | Eudora Welty: One Writer's Beginnings". PBS. Archived from the original on February 22, 2017. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
  15. ^ "American Experience | The World That Moses Built". PBS. Archived from the original on June 8, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
  16. ^ "American Experience | Sins of Our Mothers". PBS. Archived from the original on August 26, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2012.