The United States has seen its share of industrial titans. Which of them do you think had the greatest impact on our country and our world? Henry Ford, whose automobile changed our lives? Andrew Carnegie, the richest man in the world? Or Rockefeller, who competed with Carnegie in a battle of philanthropy. Or perhaps you think it is someone else? Share your story with American Experience.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
Thoroughbred racehorse Seabiscuit was the long shot that captured America's heart during the Depression.
Meet the genius engineer and inventor whose technology helped create our wireless world.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.