Last year, a University of Michigan grad student applied for an internship at American Experience. He ended up with a Story By credit on War of the Worlds.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
A historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.