Premieres Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 9/8c
The Poison Squad
The American People Had No Idea What They Were Eating
In the chaotic decade following the Civil War, a group of young ex-slaves in Nashville, Tennessee, set out on a mission to save their financially troubled school by giving concerts.
In this award-winning collection, explore documentaries, biographies, interviews, articles, image galleries and more for an in-depth look at the history of the American presidency.
The 1882 law that made it illegal for Chinese workers to come to America and for Chinese nationals already here ever to become U.S. citizens.
In this collection, delve into stories from
We Shall Remain, a five-part 2009 series on the history and lives of Native Americans, and from other American Experience films.
The Great War |
There is no such thing as “Mr. Yoga,” but there was a “Mr. Pilates.” Explore the popular fitness regime’s surprising roots in WWI.
The Battle of Chosin |
Lillian Kinkela Keil was one of the most decorated women in WWII and the Korean War, with 11 battle stars, four air medals and more than 450 air evacuations in Europe and in Korea.
The Eugenics Crusade tells the story of the unlikely –– and largely unknown –– campaign to breed a “better” American race, tracing the rise of the movement that turned the fledgling science of heredity into a powerful instrument of social control.
The Eugenics Crusade |
Eugenic beliefs had serious implications for Latinos in California, especially working-class Mexican-origin women and men, who were a growing population in the state in the first half of the 20th century.
The Swamp |
Indigenous stories from the Everglades.
The Secret of Tuxedo Park |
The story of the Wall Street tycoon whose radar technology helped win World War II.
They came for the concert of their lives, but most experienced something far more profound.
Bill Hanley made the 1969 Woodstock Festival sound system and the resulting recording that forever shaped our collective memory of this generation-defining concert.