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American Experience

S24: Why we made Death & the Civil War

Video duration: 2:59

Executive Producer Mark Samels describes why no other series on television would tackle a subject like this.

Episodes of American Experience21

Video thumbnail: American Experience S24 Ep6: Grand Coulee Dam

American Experience

S24 Ep6: Grand Coulee Dam

Grand Coulee Dam loomed large in America's imagination during the Great Depression.

1:22:01

S24 Ep6: Grand Coulee Dam

1:22:01

Video thumbnail: American Experience S29 Ep11: The Race Underground

American Experience

S29 Ep11: The Race Underground

The dramatic story of the nation's first subway

53:25

S29 Ep11: The Race Underground

53:25

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American Experience

S29 Ep3: Rachel Carson

“Rachel carson” premieres Jan. 24 at 8/7c on American Experience PBS.

1:53:11

S29 Ep3: Rachel Carson

1:53:11

Video thumbnail: American Experience S29 Ep7: Tesla

American Experience

S29 Ep7: Tesla

Meet the genius engineer and inventor whose technology helped create our wireless world.

53:25

S29 Ep7: Tesla

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Video thumbnail: American Experience Mr. Pilates

American Experience

Mr. Pilates

There is no such thing as “Mr. Yoga,” but there was a “Mr. Pilates.”

2:38

Mr. Pilates

2:38

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American Experience

Boot Camp

A composer's research process and the challenges he faced in creating music for the film.

2:02

Boot Camp

2:02

Video thumbnail: American Experience Eddie Rickenbacker: The Ace

American Experience

Eddie Rickenbacker: The Ace

How a race-car driver came to be one of the most famous fighters of the Great War.

1:40

Eddie Rickenbacker: The Ace

1:40

Video thumbnail: American Experience Eugene Bullard: An American in France

American Experience

Eugene Bullard: An American in France

An American who escaped the racism of Georgia, and fought on the battlefields of France.

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Eugene Bullard: An American in France

1:11

Video thumbnail: American Experience George Creel: The Salesman

American Experience

George Creel: The Salesman

George Creel — the man tasked with selling the Great War to the American people.

1:37

George Creel: The Salesman

1:37

Video thumbnail: American Experience Ralph John: The Soldier

American Experience

Ralph John: The Soldier

Private Ralph John’s training for the Great War was two days’ practice with a rifle.

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Ralph John: The Soldier

1:38

Video thumbnail: American Experience S29: Alice Paul: The Suffragist

American Experience

S29: Alice Paul: The Suffragist

How could President Wilson call for democracy abroad while suppressing it at home?

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S29: Alice Paul: The Suffragist

1:46

Video thumbnail: American Experience S29: Anti-German Hysteria

American Experience

S29: Anti-German Hysteria

Creating music to reflect the mood and feelings of the film, without editorializing it.

2:30

S29: Anti-German Hysteria

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Video thumbnail: American Experience S29: The Great War: Part 3

American Experience

S29: The Great War: Part 3

As the war ends, America is forever transformed by the violent and bloody conflict.

1:53:00

S29: The Great War: Part 3

1:53:00

Video thumbnail: American Experience The Great War, Part 3: Trailer

American Experience

The Great War, Part 3: Trailer

The climactic struggle and ensuing peace that forever changed a president and a nation.

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The Great War, Part 3: Trailer

0:29

Video thumbnail: American Experience S29: The Great War: Part 2

American Experience

S29: The Great War: Part 2

As patriotism sweeps the nation, the country assembles its first mass conscripted army.

1:53:00

S29: The Great War: Part 2

1:53:00

Video thumbnail: American Experience The Great War, Part 2: Trailer

American Experience

The Great War, Part 2: Trailer

Follow America’s entry into the conflict.

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The Great War, Part 2: Trailer

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