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JFK Sneak Peek

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This new biopic on JFK provides a fresh look at an enigmatic man who has become one of the nation's most beloved and most mourned leaders. Premiering on American Experience PBS November 11 & 12 at 9/8c.

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JFK Extended Preview

JFK Extended Preview

This biography provides a fresh look at an enigmatic man who has become one of the nation's most beloved an...

JFK's Inaugural Speech

JFK's Inaugural Speech

"Ask not what your country can do for you...." Much of JFK's 1961 inaugural speech addressed the Cold War, ...

JFK Series Preview

JFK Series Preview

Before that moment, beyond the glamour, behind the charm lies the true story of JFK. Now, see his life as n...

JFK's Early Career

JFK's Early Career

The sickly, bookish child, the adolescent rebel and collegiate playboy grew into a serious politician. Stil...

Episodes of American Experience20

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American Experience

Command and Control, Full Film

A chilling nightmare at a Titan II missile complex in Arkansas in September, 1980.

1:31:37

Command and Control, Full Film

1:31:37

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American Experience

Tesla

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

53:25

Tesla

53:25

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American Experience

Space Men

The United States Air Force brought men up 19 miles, testing the limits of human endurance

51:46

Space Men

51:46

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American Experience

Murder of a President

The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president.

1:51:46

Murder of a President

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Clips of American Experience870

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American Experience

Rachel Carson, Chapter 1

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

8:59

Rachel Carson, Chapter 1

8:59

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American Experience

Command and Control The Socket

Director Robert Kenner breaks down the scene for The Socket.

3:26

Command and Control The Socket

3:26

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American Experience

Command and Control, Chapter 1

A chilling nightmare at a Titan II missile complex in Arkansas in September, 1980.

9:21

Command and Control, Chapter 1

9:21

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American Experience

Command and Control, Goldsboro 1961

Sometimes all that stands between the world and nuclear disaster is the flip of a switch.

2:06

Command and Control, Goldsboro 1961

2:06

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American Experience

Flight Nurse

Captain Kinkela, one of the most decorated women in US military history.

8:16

Flight Nurse

8:16

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American Experience

The Battle of Chosin, Chapter 1

First chapter, “The Battle of Chosin” premieres Nov. 1 at 9/8c on American Experience PBS.

9:37

The Battle of Chosin, Chapter 1

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Previews of American Experience154

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American Experience

The Great War trailer

The Great War tells the rich and complex story of World War I.

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The Great War trailer

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American Experience

Oklahoma City trailer

The worst act of domestic terrorism in American history.

2:49

Oklahoma City trailer

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American Experience

Rachel Carson preview

Carson’s book Silent Spring revolutionized our relationship to the natural world.

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Rachel Carson preview

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American Experience

January 2017 premieres

The 2017 season premieres on Tuesday, January 10, 2017.

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January 2017 premieres

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