The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, Kennedy's presidency long defied objective appraisal. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Lyndon Johnson pushed progressive programs before the Vietnam War eroded his support. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
A biography of the 41st U.S. president, from his service in World War II to his days in the Oval Office. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
It was the largest fire in American history: by the time it was all over, more than three million acres had burned and at least 78 firefighters were dead.
They were the first to brave the unknown.
The shocking story of Richard Leopold and Nathan Loeb, two wealthy college students who murdered a 14-year-old boy in 1924.
The story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, and his assassination by a deluded madman.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
The true story behind the most romanticized, infamous outlaw couple in U.S. history and their gang.
The converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620.
American comandante William Morgan went to Cuba to help Fidel Castro return the country to a democracy. Instead, four years later, he was executed.
American Experience airs on Tuesday nights on most PBS stations.