Films: 1961 - 1970
Browse the entire American Experience series featuring over 250 films. Watch full films online, download teacher’s guides, go behind the scenes, and learn more about your favorite films.
The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
A look at JFK's assassination by Lee Harvey Oswald and the subsequent investigations that lead to a widespread loss of trust in government institutions.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
The historic journey of Apollo 8 captivated the world in 1968 -- a bright spot in a year marked by political assassinations, race riots, and the Vietnam War.
Rachel Carson : 2 hrs
She set out to save a species… us.
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.
American prisoners of war in North Vietnam tell of their experiences at the Hanoi Hilton and other notorious prisons.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
Roads to Memphis : 1 hr
The international manhunt to catch the killer of Martin Luther King.
Roberto Clemente : 1 hr
Clemente was an exceptional baseball player whose career sheds light on larger issues of immigration, civil rights and cultural change.
Silicon Valley : 90 mins
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
Stonewall Uprising : 90 mins
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
In 1967, thousands of hippies flocked to San Francisco's Haight Ashbury district.
Two days in 1967 revealed a nation divided over a war that continues to haunt us.
This 11-hour series analyzes the costs and consequences of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking today.
We Shall Remain : 5 hrs
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
The World That Moses Built : 1 hr
Robert Moses fueled some of the most ambitious -- and controversial -- public works projects ever conceived.
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