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.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.