As patriotism sweeps the nation — stifling free speech and dissent — a diverse group of men become the country’s first mass conscripted army.
As the war ends, America is forever transformed by the violent and bloody conflict. And while many herald the peace, others worry about democracy at home.
Discover how World War I affected the lives of a diverse America and altered its place in the world.
Filmmaker Stephen Ives introduces an American who escaped the racism of Georgia, and fought bravely on the battlefields of France.