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The dramatic story of the nation's first subway
“Rachel carson” premieres Jan. 24 at 8/7c on American Experience PBS.
Meet the genius engineer and inventor whose technology helped create our wireless world.
The United States Air Force brought men up 19 miles, testing the limits of human endurance
The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president.
Go inside the coal miners' bitter battle for dignity at the dawn of the 20th century.
Tuberculosis was once the deadliest killer in human history.
In the summer of 1910, the largest fire in American history raged in the Northern Rockies.
The unlikely horse that became a champion of endorsements.
One family’s tale of survival.
Word of these caves and this graffiti had been passed down from generation to generation.
During WWII, more than 1,000 women left homes and jobs and became the first females pilots
In October 1967, a Viet Cong ambush nearly wiped out an American battalion.
In 1965, The Dow Company — best known for making Saran Wrap — began making Napalm.
In October of 1967, a massive protest at the University of Wisconsin turned violent.
In 1967, a demonstration at the University of Wisconsin sparked the antiwar movement.
The vast economic disparities of the Gilded Age sparked a debate that still rages today.
The story of the Wall Street tycoon whose radar technology helped win World War II.
Executive Producer Mark Samels on what's coming to American Experience in early 2018.
The Bombing of Wall Street premieres February 13, 2018.
Into the Amazon premieres January 2018.
A portrait of the Haight Ashbury district at the height of the hippie movement.
The climactic struggle and ensuing peace that forever changed a president and a nation.
Follow America’s entry into the conflict.