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 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.
President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
In 1960, Francis Gary Powers' U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union.
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.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.