Special Features: Introductions

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


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

lyndon b johnson


From the film: LBJ

Producer Picks


JFK : 4 hrs

The latest addition to our Peabody Award-winning Presidents collection, JFK is a four-hour biopic of our 35th president.

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

The Abolitionists

The Abolitionists : 3 hrs

January 1, 2013 marks the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.

death and the civil war

Death and the Civil War : 2 hrs

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