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Grand Coulee Dam loomed large in America's imagination during the Great Depression.
As the war ends, America is forever transformed by the violent and bloody conflict.
As patriotism sweeps the nation, the country assembles its first mass conscripted army.
American neutrality erodes as Wilson declares “the world must be made safe for democracy.”
The dramatic story of the nation's first subway
“Rachel carson” premieres Jan. 24 at 8/7c on American Experience PBS.
There is no such thing as “Mr. Yoga,” but there was a “Mr. Pilates.”
A composer's research process and the challenges he faced in creating music for the film.
How could President Wilson call for democracy abroad while suppressing it at home?
Creating music to reflect the mood and feelings of the film, without editorializing it.
How an editor selects images, footage, and expert interviews to convey The Lost Battalion.
The first chapter from “Tesla” premiering October 18 at 9/8c on American Experience PBS.
The story of nine boys who rowed for gold at the 1936 Olympics. Premieres Aug. 2 on PBS.
The first chapter in Part 2 of "Walt Disney." Premiering Sep. 14 & 15 at 9/8c on PBS.
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The Great War tells the rich and complex story of World War I.
Executive Producer Mark Samels previews our fall lineup.
Meet the genius engineer and inventor whose technology helped create our wireless world.
Executive Producer, Mark Samels talks about our upcoming documentary, "The Boys of '36."
The story of the triumph of the U.S. Men's rowing team at the 1936 Olympics. Premieres 8/2
John D. Rockefeller was the world's first billionaire and the most hated man in America.
Download the American Experience: Mapping History iPhone app, featuring The Abolitionists.