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 Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.
The Alabama governor and presidential candidate promised segregation forever.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.