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 Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
Joseph Goebbels, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany, was the mastermind behind Adolf Hitler's success.
The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention saw a clash of political visions on the convention floor and violence outside on the streets of Chicago.