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A landmark two-part documentary, "The American Buffalo" explores the history of the continent’s most magnificent species, an improbable, shaggy beast that nonetheless has found itself at the center of many of our nation’s most thrilling, mythic and sometimes heartbreaking tales. This quintessential American story, filled with a diverse cast of fascinating characters, also encompasses important and historically significant lessons that resonate today. Join Ken Burns as he traces the rise, fall and rebirth of the buffalo, explores its deeply profound connection with our nation’s Native people and reveals how the species was saved from extinction.