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?
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.
President Woodrow Wilson lead America during World War I, created the Federal Reserve, and helped create the League of Nations. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
In August 1942 the murder of a young Mexican American man ignited a firestorm in Los Angeles, ultimately sparking brutal race riots.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.