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.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
Television game shows became an instant national phenomenon in 1955, but four years later contestant Charles van Doren admitted they were a scam.
This film follows the 65 "British soldiers" and 67 "American rebels" who reenact the 1775 Battle of Lexington and Concord.
America's Robin Hood who robbed not only the rich but the poor and defenseless as well, always saving the treasure for himself. Part of the Wild West collection.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.