When Theodore Roosevelt was near death on the banks of an uncharted river in the Brazilian Amazon, he pleaded with his son to leave him behind. But Kermit Roosevelt refused.
Theodore Roosevelt’s 1914 trip down the River of Doubt in Brazil’s Amazon brought him to the brink of death.
The explorer was considered the Lewis and Clark of Brazil, and kept Theodore Roosevelt alive on the journey through the Amazon.
The unlikely horse that became a champion of endorsements.
Executive Producer Mark Samels on what's coming to American Experience in early 2018.
The remarkable story of the journey taken by President Theodore Roosevelt and legendary Brazilian explorer Cândido Rondon into the heart of the South American rainforest to chart an unexplored tributary of the Amazon in 1914.
In 1967, a sight-seeing company ran a bus down Haight Street, calling it the only foreign tour in the domestic United States.
Learn how an editor selects images, footage, and expert interviews to convey the desolation of the Lost Battalion.
In the summer of 1967, young people flooded into San Francisco and found what one thrill-seeker described as “wonderland.”
Was the price of winning the war a price worth paying?
There is no such thing as “Mr. Yoga,” but there was a “Mr. Pilates.” Explore the popular fitness regime’s surprising roots in WWI.
Filmmaker Stephen Ives introduces an American who escaped the racism of Georgia, and fought bravely on the battlefields of France.