Films: H

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.


Hawaii's Last Queen

The story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.


American Experience

Hearts and Hands : 1 hr

Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.


henry ford

Henry Ford : 2 hrs

The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.


Hijacked

In September 1970, militants from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijacked five commercial airplanes.


Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam : 1 hr

During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.


Houdini

The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.


American Experience

The Hunt for Pancho Villa : 1 hr

After notorious revolutionary leader Pancho Villa's raid on Columbus, New Mexico, General John Pershing and his 150,000 man cavalry set out to get Villa.


Hurricane of 38

The Hurricane of '38 : 1 hr

Before radar had been invented a devastating hurricane hit America, surprising residents of the East Coast and killing more than 600 people.




Producer Picks

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.


jfk

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

death and the civil war

Death and the Civil War : 2 hrs

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


The Abolitionists

The Abolitionists : 3 hrs

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