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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.
There’s more to this presidential piece of furniture than meets the eye.
Original footage of Ruby Ridge from the U.S. Marshals of the Weaver's cottage.
The event that helped give rise to the modern American militia movement.
PBS and American Experience present an inside look at the new film Ruby Ridge.
PBS and American Experience present an inside look at the new film OKLAHOMA CITY.
Oklahoma City bombing scene break down.
The worst act of domestic terrorism in American history.
Could a single book inspire deadly terror?
The climactic struggle and ensuing peace that forever changed a president and a nation.
Follow America’s entry into the conflict.
The Great War tells the rich and complex story of World War I.
An inside look at the making of The Great War, premiering April 10 at 9/8c.
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Explore America’s tortured, nearly three-year journey to war.
American Experience Executive Producer Mark Samels discusses the film and why we made it.
How WW1 to “make the world safe for democracy”—altered America’s place in the world.
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