Films: N

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.


New Orleans

From Reconstruction to the 1960s, this film offers a portrait of New Orleans that reflects the best and the worst in America.


New York Underground

Engineered by William Barclay Parsons, the 21-mile, four-track route of the New York City Subway was the largest public works project in history.


New York: A Documentary Film

The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.


New York

New York: The Center of the World

Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.


Richard Nixon

Nixon

Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.


Nixon's China Game

President Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger initiated a secret diplomatic breakthrough with Mao Tse-tung that shocked and changed the world.


The Nuremberg Trials

The story of the dramatic post-World War II tribunal that brought Nazi leaders to justice and defines trial procedure for state criminals to this day.




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.


Relevant Now

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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.