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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American Experience
Acclaimed by viewers and critics alike, American Experience documentaries bring to life the incredible characters and epic stories that have shaped Am (more…)
American Experience
Acclaimed by viewers and critics alike, American Experience documentaries bring to life the incredible characters and epic stories that have shaped Am (more…)
American Experience
Acclaimed by viewers and critics alike, American Experience documentaries bring to life the incredible characters and epic stories that have shaped Am (more…)
American Experience
Acclaimed by viewers and critics alike, American Experience documentaries bring to life the incredible characters and epic stories that have shaped Am (more…)
American Experience
Now in it's 24th season: Television's most-watched history series, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE is acclaimed by viewers and critics alike and honored with ever (more…)
American Experience
Now in it's 24th season: Television's most-watched history series, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE is acclaimed by viewers and critics alike and honored with ever (more…)
American Experience
Television's most-watched history series, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE is acclaimed by viewers and critics alike and honored with every major broadcast award, (more…)
American Experience
Television's most-watched history series, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE is acclaimed by viewers and critics alike and honored with every major broadcast award, (more…)
American Experience
Television's most-watched history series, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE is acclaimed by viewers and critics alike and honored with every major broadcast award, (more…)
American Experience
Television's most-watched history series, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE is acclaimed by viewers and critics alike and honored with every major broadcast award, (more…)
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01:42 — Episode One begins in New England in the 1620s, at the time of the so-called "first Thanksgiving." In March of 1621, Massasoit, chief of the Wampanoag (more…)
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The American Experience: Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid Trailer
00:30 — Long before Paul Newman and Robert Redford immortalized them on screen, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid captivated Americans from coast to coast. I (more…)
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02:30 — Scheduled for broadcast around the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, this biography provides a fresh look at an enigmatic (more…)
The American Experience: The Poisoner's Handbook Trailer
00:30 — In the early 20th century*the average American medicine cabinet was a would-be poisoner's treasure chest. There was radioactive radium in health tonic (more…)
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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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