The crowdfunding campaign will support community engagement and the creation of additional digital content around Rory Kennedy's "Last Days in Vietnam." The "First Days Story Project" will enable American Experience to collect stories from nearly 200 people in six cities across the U.S., answering one of the major questions raised by the film — What happened to those who fled?
An American Communist family that had fled to Moscow in the late 1920s, return to America in 1935 but can not bring their 5-year-old son.
The story of the dramatic post-World War II tribunal that brought Nazi leaders to justice and defines trial procedure for state criminals to this day.
The stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.
Winner, 2010 Peabody Award --- The 1968 My Lai massacre, its subsequent cover-up, and the soldiers who broke ranks to bring the atrocity to light.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.