Special Features: Introductions

Fatal flood

Fatal Flood

From the film: Fatal Flood

franklin d roosevelt


From the film: FDR

Grand Central

Grand Central

From the film: Grand Central

harry truman

Harry S. Truman

From the film: Truman

henry ford

Henry Ford

From the film: Henry Ford

Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam

From the film: Hoover Dam

dwight d eisenhower


From the film: Eisenhower

richard m nixon


From the film: Nixon

The Boys in the Boat


From the film: The Boys of '36


Jesse James

From the film: Jesse James

jesse owens

Jesse Owens

From the film: Jesse Owens



From the film: JFK

Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter

From the film: Jimmy Carter

The Kennedys

The Kennedys

From the film: The Kennedys

Kit Carson

Kit Carson

From the film: Kit Carson

Producer Picks

Triangle Fire

Triangle Fire : 1 hr

Triangle Fire is one of three AMERICAN EXPERIENCE documentaries to be honored with a win at the 71st Annual Peabody Awards.

Relevant Now


JFK : 4 hrs

The Fall of 2013 will mark the 50th Anniversary of JFK's assassination. No president since Kennedy has earned higher approval ratings.

death and the civil war

Death and the Civil War : 2 hrs

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War