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Trailer | Mr. Tornado| American Experience

Preview: Season 32 Episode 8 | 30s

The remarkable story of the Ted Fujita, whose groundbreaking work in research and applied science saved thousands of lives and helped Americans prepare for and respond to dangerous weather phenomena.

Aired: 06/29/21

Rating: NR

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When Blue Jeans Got a Bad Name

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When Blue Jeans Got a Bad Name

Over the fourth of July weekend in 1947, 4,000 motorcycle riders roared into Hollister, California for a three-day rally. The small town woke to motorcyclists in an unusual uniform: leather jackets and blue jeans.

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