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Preview | Reagan, Part 2

Clip: Season 10 Episode 11 | 28s

Ronald Reagan left the White House one of the most popular presidents of the twentieth century — and one of the most controversial.

Aired: 02/06/11

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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