Verne Woods was a young pilot for the U.S. Army Air Corps when he was shot down over the French countryside on New Year’s Eve in 1943. Browse his photos and read excerpts from his interview with AMERICAN EXPERIENCE.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
A saga of ambition, wealth, family loyalty and personal tragedy.
A portrait of JFK and his brother Robert as they confront Alabama governor George Wallace over segregation.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.
The bizarre saga of the Symbionese Liberation Army and Patty Hearst's kidnapping and conversion to her captors' cause.