Special Features: Primary Resources

Bedlam 1946

Bedlam 1946

From the film: The Lobotomist


john f kennedy

Berlin Speech, 1963

From the film: JFK


richard m nixon

Checkers Speech, 1952

From the film: Nixon


lyndon b johnson

Civil Rights Act of 1964

From the film: LBJ


elasmosaurus error

Cope's Mistake

From the film: Dinosaur Wars





Producer Picks

Triangle Fire

Triangle Fire : 1 hr

Triangle Fire is one of three AMERICAN EXPERIENCE documentaries to be honored with a win at the 71st Annual Peabody Awards.


Relevant Now

freedom summer

Freedom Summer : 2 hrs

2014 is the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer


The Abolitionists

The Abolitionists : 3 hrs

January 1, 2013 marks the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.