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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365937256/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false From the Grand Dragon to known KKK appointees in the police, mayor and governor offices, Colorado once had the 2nd largest Ku Klux Klan membership in the United States. Discover the sordid history of the KKK in Colorado and the impact they had on Catholics, Jews and African Americans in early 1920s... /episodes/get/54586 /episode/54586 KKK /episode-player/54586
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From the Grand Dragon to known KKK appointees in the police, mayor's and governor's office, Colorado once had the 2nd largest Klu Klux Klan Membership in the United States. Discover the sordid history of the KKK in Colorado and the courageous individuals who fought against their establishment.

Air date:
Thu, 01/19/2017 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365929389/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false This episode was submitted by Rick Wallner and the 7th Graders of Century Middle School. Once a tropical landscape inhabited by Dinosaurs, Colorado has a fascinating history of paleontology. Discover the “Bone Wars” of the late 1800s and the major fossil finds across Colorado. /episodes/get/56769 /episode/56769 Dinosaurs /episode-player/56769

Once a tropical landscape inhabited by Dinosaurs, Colorado has a fascinating role in the history of paleontology. Discover the Dinosaur Bone Rush of the late 1800s, step in the prehistoric dinosaur tracks at Pickewire Canyon and uncover the state fossil, the stegosaurus.

Air date:
Thu, 01/12/2017 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365925635/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Known today as the oldest continuously-operated performing arts school and camp in the nation, Perry-Mansfield boasts alumni from Jose Limon, a pioneer of modern dance, to actors including Julie Harris and Dustin Hoffman. /episodes/get/56755 /episode/56755 Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School & Camp /episode-player/56755

Discover one of the oldest dance camps in the United States.

Air date:
Thu, 01/05/2017 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365922974/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The courthouses across Colorado are much more than judicial landmarks, their placement represents power and land status. In some cases, such as the Bent County Courthouse the location of this Victorian structure solidified the county seat in Las Animas instead of nearby Boggsville. From Ouray... /episodes/get/56764 /episode/56764 Courthouses /episode-player/56764

The courthouses across Colorado are much more than judicial landmarks, their placement represents power and permanence. From Bent County's solid stone design, Hinsdale County's wooden frame structure, discover the beauty, legacy and legends of Colorado's Courthouses.

Air date:
Thu, 12/29/2016 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365918089/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false As an early city on the Santa Fe Trail, Trinidad played host to numerous Spanish and Mexican traders before Colorado was even a territory. Since its incorporation in the 1860s, Trinidad has continued to attract a diverse population, first as a coal-mining city of immigrants, and later as the “Sex... /episodes/get/55659 /episode/55659 Trinidad /episode-player/55659

Since its incorporation in the 1860s, Trinidad has continued to attract a diverse population, first as a coal-mining city of immigrants, and later as the "Sex Change Capitol of the World." Take a walk on the 1910 "Trinidad" imprinted brick-paved city sidewalks and discover the beauty of this Southern Colorado city that is constantly reinventing itself.

Air date:
Thu, 12/22/2016 - 12:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365913844/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false The history of Colorado mirrors the history of agriculture. Meet three families who continue to work the land their ancestors first tilled over one hundred years ago. /episodes/get/56017 /episode/56017 Centennial Farms /episode-player/56017

The history of Colorado mirrors the history of agriculture.

Air date:
Thu, 12/15/2016 - 12:00
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