When you think of Silicon Valley, do you think of a place? An era? A person? A movement? What is its relevance in history or to American culture? Have you been there? What did you think? Share your story with American Experience.
Head of the most powerful family in America, billionaire John D. Rockefeller's vast philanthropy changed his family's reputation.
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Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
They were the first to brave the unknown.
An updated look at the Alabama tenant farmer families that Walker Evans and James Agee documented in their 1936 Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
The impact of tuberculosis in America, once the deadliest killer in human history.
An unprecedented look at the life and legacy of one of America's most enduring and influential storytellers.