American Experience (season 3)

Season three of the television program American Experience originally aired on the PBS network in the United States on October 1, 1990 and concluded on February 4, 1991. This is the third season to feature David McCullough as the host. The season contained 12 new episodes and began with the film Lindbergh.

American Experience
Season 3
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes12
Release
Original networkPBS
Original releaseOctober 1, 1990 (1990-10-01) –
February 4, 1991 (1991-02-04)
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List of American Experience episodes

EpisodesEdit

 *  Denotes multiple chapters that aired on the same date and share the same episode number
No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byCategoriesOriginal air date
321"Lindbergh"[1]Stephen IvesBiographies, Popular CultureOctober 1, 1990 (1990-10-01)
33 2* "Nixon (Parts 1–3)"[2]
David Espar (Part 1), Elizabeth Deane (Part 2) &
Marilyn H. Mellowes (Part 3)
Biographies, Politics, PresidentsOctober 15, 1990 (1990-10-15)

  • Part 1: "The Quest"
  • Part 2: "Triumph"
  • Part 3: "The Fall"
343"God Bless America and Poland, Too"[3]Marian MarzynskiBiographiesOctober 22, 1990 (1990-10-22)
354"Insanity on Trial"[4]Matthew CollinsBiographies, PoliticsOctober 29, 1990 (1990-10-29)
365"The Satellite Sky"[5]Robert StoneTechnologyNovember 5, 1990 (1990-11-05)
376"The Crash of 1929"[6]Ellen Hovde & Muffie MeyerPopular CultureNovember 19, 1990 (1990-11-19)
387"The Iron Road"[7]Neil GoodwinTechnology, The American WestNovember 26, 1990 (1990-11-26)
398"French Dance Tonight"[8]Les Blank & Chris StrachwitzPopular CultureDecember 10, 1990 (1990-12-10)
409"Wildcatter: A Story of Texas Oil"[9]Robert TranchinTechnologyDecember 17, 1990 (1990-12-17)
4110"After the Crash"[10]Eric NeudelPoliticsJanuary 7, 1991 (1991-01-07)
4211"Los Mineros"[11]Hector GalanCivil RightsJanuary 28, 1991 (1991-01-28)
4312"Coney Island"[12]Ric BurnsPopular Culture, TechnologyFebruary 4, 1991 (1991-02-04)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "American Experience | Lindbergh". PBS. Retrieved January 19, 2021.
  2. ^ "American Experience | Nixon". PBS. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
  3. ^ "American Experience | God Bless America and Poland, Too". PBS. Archived from the original on May 22, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
  4. ^ "American Experience | Insanity on Trial". PBS. Archived from the original on February 22, 2017. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
  5. ^ "American Experience | Satellite Sky". PBS. Archived from the original on June 14, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
  6. ^ "American Experience | The Crash of 1929". PBS. Retrieved August 22, 2018.
  7. ^ "American Experience | The Iron Road". PBS. Retrieved January 19, 2021.
  8. ^ "American Experience | French Dance Tonight". PBS. Archived from the original on November 25, 2015. Retrieved September 22, 2015.
  9. ^ "American Experience | Wildcatter: A Story of Texas Oil". PBS. Archived from the original on August 12, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
  10. ^ "American Experience | After the Crash". PBS. Archived from the original on February 22, 2017. Retrieved September 22, 2015.
  11. ^ "American Experience | Los Mineros". PBS. Archived from the original on May 30, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2012.
  12. ^ "American Experience | Coney Island". PBS. Retrieved September 22, 2019.