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 United States Air Force brought men up 19 miles, testing the limits of human endurance
After attempting to commit the perfect crime, would two boys get the death penalty?
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.
Discover the true story of the most famous outlaw couple in U.S. history -- Bonnie & Clyde
How the US dealt with the unprecedented number of dead in the Civil War.
Explore the events that propelled a group of men and women across the Atlantic in 1620.
The story of William Morgan, who went to Cuba and fought for Democracy.
How Orson Welles' genius use of the new medium of radio struck fear into an anxious nation
Tuberculosis was once the deadliest killer in human history.
The complete biography of Walt Disney, premiering September 2015 on American Experience.
What happened when the lights went out in New York City on July 13, 1977.