People who research and write about transgender issues often face the challenge of finding primary sources. The Digital Transgender Archive seeks to change that.
The Material Girl pulled off one of the greatest bait and switches in all of pop music history.
A song that says nothing is on everyone's lips.
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All summer, we’ll be crafting our historical mixtape. Listen and read along.
How a little label in Hialeah, Florida became a disco powerhouse.
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How a commercial became an anthem during the Summer of Love.
Explore America's complicated relationship with the natural world, from our struggles to dominate nature to our attempts to understand and protect it.
What would Amelia Earhart’s Instagram account have looked like? American Experience decided to find out.
Nineteen years before the landmark case, California legalized interracial marriage.
The Japanese-language chart-topper has seemingly sparked a thousand covers — but most obscure the song’s complex geopolitical history.
Talking about Frank Lloyd Wright on the opinionated architect’s 150th birthday.
A song inspired by a Marc Chagall painting and sung by an Italian actor ruled the American airwaves the summer of ‘58.
In this award-winning collection, explore documentaries, biographies, interviews, articles, image galleries and more for an in-depth look at the history of the American presidency.