@amexperiencepbs - Twitter Profile Analysis

Analysis of 200 tweets by American Experience, from 04 Dec 2021 to 20 Jan 2022.

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American Experience

verified twitter profile @AmExperiencePBS

Official Twitter account for PBS's American Experience history series.

20,807 tweets
8,790 favourites
4 tweets per day
2008 since
3,356 following
873 listed
Boston, MA location

Top Tweets by @amexperiencepbs

American Experience
Roberto Clemente's tragic death en route to earthquake-stricken Nicaragua ensured he would be remembered as more than a baseball superstar, but also as a compassionate humanitarian. Watch ROBERTO CLEMENTE Tue Jan 25 at 9/8c → https://t.co/kEMwyXR96H
20 Jan, 2022 - 01:30 AM UTC
American Experience
The American Civil Liberties Union was founded on January 19, 1920. One of their first big cases was the "Scopes Monkey Trial." #ThisDayInHistory https://t.co/iVdrIzJJHq
19 Jan, 2022 - 07:18 PM UTC
American Experience
Poet Edgar Allen Poe was born on January 19, 1809 in Boston, Massachusetts. #ThisDayInHistory
19 Jan, 2022 - 01:09 PM UTC
American Experience
The 10th President of the US, John Tyler, died on January 18, 1862. #ThisDayInHistory https://t.co/BWuZsPItrK
18 Jan, 2022 - 07:23 PM UTC
American Experience
Willie O'Ree became the first Black player to play in an NHL game when he took the ice for the Boston Bruins vs. the Montreal Canadiens on January 18, 1958. #ThisDayInHistory https://t.co/ir3KONBo91
18 Jan, 2022 - 06:41 PM UTC
American Experience
The Cold War abroad and Jim Crow at home, three men changed the face of American diplomacy. THE AMERICAN DIPLOMAT premieres Tue Feb 15 at 9/8c #AmericanDiplomatPBShttps://t.co/ryWcEed2Wz
18 Jan, 2022 - 05:55 PM UTC
American Experience
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday was approved as a federal holiday in 1983. All 50 states made it a state government holiday by 2000. #ThisDayInHistory https://t.co/5r79EaWaug
17 Jan, 2022 - 06:29 PM UTC
American Experience
“Dost thou love life? Then do not squander Time; for that’s the Stuff Life is made of.” Benjamin Franklin was born 315 years ago on January 17, 1706. #ThisDayInHistory https://t.co/eWEPAUAvRi
17 Jan, 2022 - 05:16 PM UTC
American Experience
"Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth." Muhammad Ali was born on January 17, 1942. #ThisDayInHistory
17 Jan, 2022 - 04:41 PM UTC
American Experience
America's first "teenagers" - the children of the 50s - transformed jeans from workwear to a blank canvas for self-expression that every subsequent generation has adopted as its own. #HistoryOfJeansPBS https://t.co/0WHVzaaFfh
17 Jan, 2022 - 03:32 PM UTC
American Experience
On January 16, 1991, President George H.W. Bush announced the beginning of what would be known as Operation Desert Storm. #ThisDayInHistory
17 Jan, 2022 - 03:41 AM UTC
American Experience
The Eighteenth Amendment was ratified on January 16, 1919. Prohibition had support from suffragists who saw temperance as critical to the movement for women's rights. #ThisDayInHistory
16 Jan, 2022 - 06:26 PM UTC
American Experience
The Pirates' victory over the Yankees in the 1960 World Series was a personal triumph for Roberto Clemente. He'd also won the hearts of Pittsburgh and a hero's welcome in Puerto Rico. Watch ROBERTO CLEMENTE Tue Jan 25 at 9/8c → https://t.co/XJLZxEHvp0
16 Jan, 2022 - 04:38 PM UTC
American Experience
Frances Benjamin Johnston, born January 15, 1864, made her name photographing the Washington D.C. elite, but revealed a woman between worlds in her self-portraits. #ThisDayInHistory https://t.co/mTFJfB35Q6
16 Jan, 2022 - 02:10 AM UTC
American Experience
“The quality, not the longevity, of one’s life is what is important.” Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929. #ThisDayInHistory https://t.co/Q36atAHp2N
15 Jan, 2022 - 06:31 PM UTC

Top Retweets by @amexperiencepbs

Fashion journalist and icon André Leon Talley died at a hospital in White Plains, New York, Tuesday. He was 73. For decades, he was the larger-than-life creative director and editor-at-large of Vogue magazine, considered the fashion bible. https://t.co/CRsE4bHO3G
19 Jan, 2022 - 01:00 PM UTC
Rabbi Israel Dresner passed away last week at the age of 92. Dresner was one of the first Freedom Riders and a close friend of #MLK. In this @AmExperiencePBS interview, he talks about his reverence for Dr. King's nonviolent approach (via @amarchivepub): https://t.co/1xzNsZx73J
18 Jan, 2022 - 06:21 PM UTC
PBS Communications
In 1979, 52 American diplomats, Marines and civilians were taken hostage at the American Embassy in Tehran. A new @AmExperiencePBS two-part doc explores how the Iran hostage crisis forever changed American foreign policy. *Premieres November 2022* #TCA22 https://t.co/21PmeNd7MN
18 Jan, 2022 - 06:07 PM UTC
The TCA Virtual Winter Tour continues today with @PBS. In addition to an executive session with @paulakerger, there will be panels for #GreatAmericanRecipe, @GPerfPBS, @AmExperiencePBS, @IndependentLens & the #GershwinPrize. Make sure to follow along so you don't miss a thing!
18 Jan, 2022 - 05:50 PM UTC
The Washington Post
Charles McGee, one of the last surviving Tuskegee Airmen, who overcame racism and oppression to fly World War II combat missions, dies at 102 https://t.co/sEONiu8m3H
18 Jan, 2022 - 02:52 AM UTC
PBS America
The first media mogul, William Randolph #Hearst believed in making the news, not just reporting it. Citizen Hearst from @AmExperiencePBS premieres in the UK at 8.40pm, Monday 24 & 8.30pm, Tuesday 25 January. #CitizenHearstPBS
17 Jan, 2022 - 07:12 PM UTC
GBH Education
In the early 20th century, new understanding of how tuberculosis spread lowered mortality rates in some communities but rates continued to climb in poor, crowded neighborhoods. Sound familiar? Share this @AmExperiencePBS resource with students. https://t.co/tnLX30gAcV #SSChat
13 Jan, 2022 - 10:30 PM UTC
This might cause some debate but if you could only watch 3 PBS shows for the rest of your life, what would they be? 😬
13 Jan, 2022 - 07:26 PM UTC
Billie Jean King
“I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction. Most reforms, most problems, are complicated. But to me, there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality. ~ Alice Paul Suffragist & author of the Equal Rights Amendment, Alice Paul, was born on this day in 1885. https://t.co/LyZPKfP12d
12 Jan, 2022 - 02:26 AM UTC
Saget was a prominent presence on American television screens throughout the 1990s as the father Danny Tanner on "Full House" and the host of "America's Funniest Home Videos." https://t.co/DGzc6gxDka
10 Jan, 2022 - 01:31 AM UTC
The Wall Street Journal
Sidney Poitier, a trailblazing movie star who became the first Black actor to win an Oscar for a leading role, has died. He was 94. https://t.co/ez1a8XTCcZ
07 Jan, 2022 - 03:45 PM UTC
Firelight Media
We are so excited for the new season of @AmExperiencePBS, including the broadcast premiere of #DocLabAlum Leola Calzolai-Stewart's debut feature 'The American Diplomat,' spotlighting 3 pioneering Black diplomats. The film will air on Tuesday, February 15: https://t.co/7P7ug46dIe
05 Jan, 2022 - 06:39 PM UTC
E! News
"I Have No Regrets At All. None. I Consider Myself To Be The Luckiest Broad On Two Feet." — Betty White, 1922-2021. 💔
31 Dec, 2021 - 07:46 PM UTC
The New York Times
John Madden, the legendary Hall of Fame coach, prolific broadcaster and NFL ambassador, died on Tuesday. He was 85. https://t.co/oEgi5ji8pS
29 Dec, 2021 - 06:00 AM UTC



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