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.
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America's first great songwriter, Stephen Foster, wrote 200 songs but died a penniless alcoholic at 37.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
A revealing portrait of one of America's most paradoxical leaders.