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?
With over a million already dead, heroic American soldiers and nurses served in the closing battles of World War I.
Marcus Garvey, a black nationalist leader from Jamaica, had great successes and failures before being jailed and deported from the US in 1927.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The international race to develop biological weapons during the 20th century.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.