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 story of Liliu'okalani, the last queen and ruler of the independent Kingdom of Hawaii.
Hearts and Hands : 1 hr
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
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.
In September 1970, militants from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijacked five commercial airplanes.
Hoover Dam : 1 hr
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
The world famous escape artist could escape from everything - except his own mortality.
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.
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.