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The Big Burn
In the summer of 1910, the largest fire in American history raged in the northern Rockies.
Roads to Memphis |
Clayborne Carson discusses King's relationship to the Bible, his opinion of Marx, and the science fiction novel that helped shape his activism.
The Swamp |
The surprisingly violent history of women's hats — and the women who set a new, humane trend in fashion.
An American doctor and Navy officer, Captain George Bond spearheaded U.S. Navy's Sealab I, II and III.
Surviving the Dust Bowl |
The remarkable story of the determined people who clung to their homes and way of life, enduring drought, dust, disease — even death — for nearly a decade.
Discover the forgotten story of the Navy’s aquanauts, who pioneered undersea exploration.
Meet Nikola Tesla, the genius engineer and tireless inventor whose technology revolutionized the electrical age of the 20th century.
Chasing the Moon |
In 2019, join American Experience and PBS to relive the journey that defined a generation.
The Swamp |
Hamilton Disston visioned the Everglades into dry land for cultivation.
The life and career of our 41st president, from his service in World War II to the Oval Office, and his role as the patriarch of a political family whose influence is unequaled in modern American life.
How the Gold Rush, Prohibition, and a 1990s news report helped define American wine consumption.
Harry Houdini's impulse to escape dangerous situations attracted thousands of spectators.
The Eugenics Crusade |
The doctors who sterilized Carrie Buck claimed she was a “feeble-minded” woman whose future offspring posed a threat to society. Her life paints a very different picture.