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 world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.