Films: W

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.


Walt Whitman

Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.




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.


Relevant Now

The Abolitionists

The Abolitionists : 3 hrs

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


death and the civil war

Death and the Civil War : 2 hrs

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