The writer travels to a Florida lumber camp in search of “that which the soul lives by.”
Indigenous stories from the Everglades.
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A collection of American Experience’s most literary content.
Scott Carpenter was both a NASA astronaut and an aquanaut with the U.S. Navy.
The Okeechobee Hurricane claimed one of the highest death tolls of any natural disasters in American history.
A reporter for The Miami Herald, Marjory Stoneman Douglas advocated for conservation.
American Experience partners with Retro Report—a news organization dedicated to examining stories after their headlines fade—to connect the dots between past and present.
Hamilton Disston visioned the Everglades into dry land for cultivation.
"I can confidently tell my guardian angel that my life is CAVU; and it will be until the day I die," George H.W. Bush.
P.G. Lowery, famed early twentieth century bandleader, spread African - American music with an all-black band in circus performances.
Explore today's social circus movement through the eyes of Sidney “Iking” Bateman.
Within a decade, the Ringling Brothers went from being a tiny regional circus to this large circus that's traveling across the country.
From the battlefields of Vietnam, to the decision making in Washington, to the protests on college campuses, explore the award-winning documentary films and related content in this collection.