Films: E

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.


Earth Days

Earth Days : 2 hrs

The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.


Edison's Miracle of Light

"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.


Dwight D. Eisenhower

Eisenhower

Dwight D. Eisenhower was one of America's least understood presidents. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.


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Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt supported the President's New Deal and advocated for civil rights, becoming one of the 20th century's most influential women.


Emma Goldman

The story of a Russian immigrant and anarchist who is said to have inspired the assassination of President William McKinley.


American Experience

Eric Sevareid's Not So Wild A Dream : 1 hr

The young CBS reporter changed his pacifist ideals after reporting on the rise of fascism in Europe during World War II.


American Experience

Eudora Welty - One Writer's Beginnings : 1 hr

A writer's childhood and the development of her photography and writing about the American South.


Eugene O'Neill

A great playwright's turbulent story, from childhood through the years of his Nobel Prize-winning career to his lonely, painful death.


Eyes on the Prize

This acclaimed 14-hour series covers all of the major events of the civil rights movement from 1954-1985, tracing African Americans' struggle for equality and justice.




Producer Picks

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JFK : 4 hrs

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


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


death and the civil war

Death and the Civil War : 2 hrs

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War