History

The most famous athlete of his time, his stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Despite the racial slurs he endured, Jesse Owens' grace and athleticism rallied crowds across the globe. But when the four-time Olympic gold medalist returned home, he could not even ride in the front of a bus. Premiere Date: 05/01/2012

American Experience

Clinton Clinton

One of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.

The Amish The Amish

An intimate portrait of contemporary Amish faith and life.

Surviving the Dust Bowl Surviving the Dust Bowl

The Dust Bowl brought drought, dust, disease and death to the Midwest for nearly a decade.

Secrets of the Dead

The Man Who Saved the World The Man Who Saved the World

Watch the full episode of The Man Who Saved the World

China's Terracotta Warriors China's Terracotta Warriors

Watch the full episode of China's Terracotta Warriors

The World's Biggest Bomb The World's Biggest Bomb

Watch the full episode of Secrets of the Dead: The World's Biggest Bomb.

History Detectives

Dylan Goes Electric, Beatles Autograph & Frank Zappa Collage Dylan Goes Electric, Beatles Autograph & Frank Zappa Collage

An all rock-and-roll episode featuring stories on Bob Dylan, The Beatles and Frank Zappa.

Book of Rogues, Empire State Crash & a Forbidden Pinup Book of Rogues, Empire State Crash & a Forbidden Pinup

Country star Clint Black is floored by what he learns about his book of wanted posters.

Bird of War, Lincoln Oath and War Spoils of a Peace Chief Bird of War, Lincoln Oath and War Spoils of a Peace Chief

We investigate WWII era patches with an evocative symbol of a bird dropping a bomb.


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