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.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
In 1978 over 900 people led by Rev. Jim Jones died in the largest mass murder-suicide in history, at Jonestown, Guyana.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
This funny, probing program re-examines assumptions about American culture in the 1950s.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.