Do you remember the first Earth Day in 1970? When did you first become aware of environmental issues in your community or in your life? Share your story with AMERICAN EXPERIENCE.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.
His stunning triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games captivated the world even as it infuriated the Nazis. Premiering May 1.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
The little-known story of a black independent film industry that produced nearly 500 feature films for African American audiences.