Special Features: Biographies

Joseph Patrick Kennedy Sr. (1888-1969)

Joe Kennedy

From the film: The Kennedys

John Hinckley, Jr.

John Hinckley, Jr.

From the film: Reagan

The Kennedy Women

Kennedy Women

From the film: The Kennedys


LeRoy Percy

From the film: Fatal Flood

lillian smith

Lillian Smith

From the film: Annie Oakley

Louis Howe biography

Louis Howe

From the film: Eleanor Roosevelt

Mary Borglum

Mary Borglum

From the film: Mount Rushmore

Producer Picks

Triangle Fire

Triangle Fire : 1 hr

Triangle Fire is one of three AMERICAN EXPERIENCE documentaries to be honored with a win at the 71st Annual Peabody Awards.

Relevant Now


JFK : 4 hrs

The Fall of 2013 will mark the 50th Anniversary of JFK's assassination. No president since Kennedy has earned higher approval ratings.

freedom summer

Freedom Summer : 2 hrs

2014 is the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer