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Story of a Wall Street tycoon who helped alter course of history in World War II.
Into the Amazon
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.
The “Rad Lab” was the main research facility for the American radar program in WW II.
In the 1930s, nearly every leading scientist in America visited a private laboratory.
Alfred Loomis made millions and went on to develop the technology that helped win WWII.
A filmmaking team ventures into the Amazon to bring to life Roosevelt’s harrowing journey.
Snakes and spiders are just a few of the things this filmmaking team encountered.
Approximately 100 Amazon rainforest tribes have not interacted with the modern world.
Watch the opening scene of The Secret of Tuxedo Park.
One of the worst blizzards in American history, four feet of snow and hundreds dead.
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.