American Experience

  • 1988
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time. Its Peabody Award winners include profiles of FDR and Malcolm X, and such diverse topics as Nixon's 1972 trip to China, the controversy surrounding `Citizen Kane' when it was released, and the Battle of the Bulge. In addition, its Scottsboro Boys film won an...

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Season 6, Episode 7 D-Day

First Aired: May 25, 1994

"D-Day," Charles Guggenheim's chronicle of the June 6, 1944, Allied invasion of Western Europe at Normandy. Included: footage of Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower inspecting the troops; Field Marshal Erwin Rommel attending a family party before the attack. David McCullough narrates.

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  • Premiered: October 4, 1988
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time. Its Peabody Award winners include profiles of FDR and Malcolm X, and such diverse topics as Nixon's 1972 trip to China, the controversy surrounding `Citizen… (more)

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