American Experience, TV’s most-watched history series, brings to life the compelling stories from our past that inform our understanding of the world today.
The story behind civil rights activists who challenged segregation in the American South.
The deadliest workplace accident in New York's history changed American factories forever.
The monumental building that was supposed to last forever was destroyed after 53 years.
Grand Coulee Dam loomed large in America's imagination during the Great Depression.
Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid took a smart and methodical approach to robbery.
A fascinating look at the myth and the man behind it.
An intimate portrait of contemporary Amish faith and life.
In the early 1900s, the average medicine cabinet was a would-be poisoner's treasure chest.
How Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an anxious nation
The story behind the world's largest sculpture and the shrine of democracy.
He rose from obscurity to become the 20th century's most influential American innovator.
John D. Rockefeller was the world's first billionaire and the most hated man in America.