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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 a race-car driver came to be one of the most famous fighters of the Great War.
An American who escaped the racism of Georgia, and fought on the battlefields of France.
Private Ralph John’s training for the Great War was two days’ practice with a rifle.
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.
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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.