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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.


death and the civil war

Death and the Civil War : 2 hrs

The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.


Dinosaur Wars

Dinosaur Wars : 1 hr

The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.


Dolley Madison

Dolley Madison : 90 mins

America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.




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Stonewall Uprising

Stonewall Uprising : 90 mins

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


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freedom summer

Freedom Summer : 2 hrs

2014 is the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer