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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365584224/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Rankin Scott Kelly fled New England in anticipation of prosecution for murder. This early brush with crime served as a catalyst for Kelly's dedication to the law, becoming El Paso County's first sheriff. Follow Kelly through the unmapped Colorado Territory as he tracks outlaws such as Big... /episodes/get/56015 /episode/56015 The Sheriff /episode-player/56015

The story of El Paso County's first sheriff, Rankin Scott Kelly

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Thu, 10/15/2015 - 04:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365580031/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false A lack of regulation and easy access to potent tinctures made for fun times in the Wild West, but oftentimes led to addiction and health concerns for a large part of Colorado’s early population. Indulge in the strychnine-laced whiskey and opium-based laudanum of early Colorado. /episodes/get/54585 /episode/54585 Indulgences of the West /episode-player/54585

From opium "Joss Houses" and Lydia E. Pinkham's Tonic to the 1937 Marijuana Tax Act, discover the early addictions of the west.

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Fri, 10/09/2015 - 01:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365573330/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Founded in 1866, Boggsville represented an eclectic mix of people and cultures - with Hispanic, Native American and European immigrants all calling it home. Examine the legacy of this early settlement and meet the colorful characters who built this once bustling town on the Santa Fe Trail. /episodes/get/55658 /episode/55658 Boggsville /episode-player/55658

Explore the booming 1866 town on the Colorado's Eastern Plains and the colorful characters who lived there until tragedy struck in the 1880s.

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Fri, 10/02/2015 - 01:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365399438/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Without the innovative thinking of Otto Mears, Southwest Colorado may still be a maze of dirt roads and windy passes. He was one of many Jewish Coloradans who left a mark on the state. From the philanthropists behind National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives, to the father of Denver theater,... /episodes/get/34847 /episode/34847 Jewish Pioneers /episode-player/34847

Discover the achievements and advancements made by Colorado's Jewish population.

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Fri, 01/09/2015 - 02:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365389093/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false 1968 was a pivotal year in American history: the Vietnam War hit its peak, Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated and riots shook the Democratic National Convention in Chicago. At home in Colorado, it marked the birth of the Chicano Movement. These pivotal times brought political activist Corky... /episodes/get/34933 /episode/34933 Justicia Y Libertad /episode-player/34933

1968 marked the birth of the Chicano Movement in Colorado.

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Fri, 12/19/2014 - 02:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365369124/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Cheyenne Mountain, located south of Colorado Springs, served as the command center for the North American Aerospace Defense Command Center (NORAD) from 1966-2008. The bi-nation defense organization, currently stationed at Peterson Air Force Base, continually adapts to modern-day challenges, while... /episodes/get/34524 /episode/34524 NORAD /episode-player/34524

Colorado Experience goes inside this top-secret headquarters for a view few have ever had.

Air date:
Fri, 11/14/2014 - 02:00
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