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 stories of ordinary people in the tumultuous years after the Civil War, when America struggled to rebuild the Union.
Harry Truman was responsible for finding America's place at the start of the Cold War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
After the Soviet blockade of West Berlin, British and American pilots delivered tons of food and fuel to the German city by airplane for nearly a year.
With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
Ten years after American troops arrived in South Vietnam, communists seized Saigon in an attack that brought the war to a startling conclusion.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.