Films: 1981 - Present
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.
God in America : 6 hrs
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
Ruby Ridge : 1 hr
A riveting account of the event that helped give rise to the modern American militia movement.
Oklahoma City : 2 hrs
A cautionary tale of hate in America.
George H. W. Bush : 3 hrs
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in WWII to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
Reagan : 270 mins
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.
Jimmy Carter : 2 hrs
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
The Amish: Shunned : 2 hrs
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
The Amish : 2 hrs
Their intense faith and strict adherence to 300-year-old traditions have by turn captivated and repelled, awed and irritated, inspired and confused America.
War Letters : 1 hr
From the Revolutionary War to Operation Desert Storm - newly discovered letters read by celebrity actors tell of courage, longing, and sacrifice.
Clinton : 4 hrs
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.
Earth Days : 2 hrs
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.