Special Features: Primary Resources

franklin d roosevelt

An Emergency is On!

From the film: FDR

The Evil Empire

The Evil Empire

From the film: Reagan

richard m nixon

Farewell Address, 1974

From the film: Nixon

eleanor fbi files

FBI Files

From the film: Eleanor Roosevelt

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.


JFK : 4 hrs

The latest addition to our Peabody Award-winning Presidents collection, JFK is a four-hour biopic of our 35th president.

Relevant Now

The Abolitionists

The Abolitionists : 3 hrs

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

freedom summer

Freedom Summer : 2 hrs

2014 is the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer