Future of America's Past

Scholar Ed Ayers takes viewers to places that define complex and evocative chapters in U.S. history.

Schedule

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    Future of America's Past

    Transcontinental

    Sunday
    Apr 25

    30 Minutes

    Utah presents a statewide effort called "Spike 150" to mark the 150th anniversary of the completion of the first transcontinental railroad.
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    Future of America's Past

    School Interrupted

    Sunday
    May 2

    30 Minutes

    Two of the students who participated in a strike following the Supreme Court decision outlawing school segregation in Prince Edward County, Va.; activists who started grassroots schools; a man who started a whites-only segregation academy.

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