The American Experience: The Amish: Shunned Trailer
02:00 — Filmed over the course of twelve months*The Amish: Shunned follows seven former members of the Amish community as they reflect on their decisions to l (more…)
The American Experience: We Shall Remain: Part I-After The Mayflower Trailer
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…)
Freedom Summer Trailer
01:44 — In the hot and deadly summer of 1964, the nation could not turn away from Mississippi. Over 10 memorable weeks known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 (more…)
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…)
The American Experience: Jfk Trailer
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…)
Cold War Roadshow Trailer
00:30 — Revisit Nikita Khrushchev's historic American tour in 1959, at the height of the Cold War.
The Rise And Fall Of Penn Station Trailer
00:29 — New York's Pennsylvania Station opened to the public in 1910. The station was a massive civil engineering project, covering nearly eight acres and req (more…)
War Of The Worlds Trailer
00:36 — Relive Orson Welles' infamous radio dramatization 75 years after the mass hysteria event it spawned. The film examines the elements that made America (more…)
Into The Deep: America, Whaling & The World Trailer
01:13 — For nearly 400 years, few aspects of the American experience have struck more deeply into the imagination of the American people-or resonated more pro (more…)
Henry Ford Trailer
00:30 — HENRY FORD paints a fascinating portrait of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century. (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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