As the war ends, America is forever transformed by the violent and bloody conflict. And while many herald the peace, others worry about democracy at home.
Discover how World War I affected the lives of a diverse America and altered its place in the world.
As patriotism sweeps the nation — stifling free speech and dissent — a diverse group of men become the country’s first mass conscripted army.
Private Ralph John’s training for the Great War was two days’ practice with a rifle, and a short stint with a bayonet. Filmmaker Rob Rapley tells John’s story.