• American Experience -- The Big Burn
    S27 E4: The Big Burn
    In the summer of 1910, hundreds of wildfires raged across the Northern Rockies. ...
    In the summer of 1910, hundreds of wildfires raged across the Northern Rockies. By the time it was all over, more than three million acres had burned and at least 78 firefighters were dead. It was the ...
    Air Date 2/3/2015
    0:52:12
  • American Experience -- Freedom Summer
    S26 E6: Freedom Summer
    The story of 10 memorable weeks in 1964 known as Freedom Summer, when more than ...
    The story of 10 memorable weeks in 1964 known as Freedom Summer, when more than 700 student volunteers from around the country joined organizers and local African Americans in a historic effort to ...
    Air Date 6/24/2014
    1:52:17
  • American Experience -- Part 1 | Clinton
    Expires in 9 days
    S24 E3: Part 1 | Clinton
    The biography of a president who rose from a broken childhood in Arkansas to ...
    The biography of a president who rose from a broken childhood in Arkansas to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted ...
    Air Date 5/7/2012
    1:48:59
  • American Experience -- Freedom Riders
    S23 E11: Freedom Riders
    The story behind a courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom ...
    The story behind a courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
    Air Date 2/6/2012
    1:52:28
  • American Experience -- Annie Oakley
    S18 E12: Annie Oakley
    Annie Oakley excelled in a man's world by doing what she loved, and won fame and ...
    Annie Oakley excelled in a man's world by doing what she loved, and won fame and fortune as the little lady from Ohio who never missed a shot.
    Air Date 1/30/2012
    0:52:54
  • American Experience -- Triangle Fire
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    S23 E7: Triangle Fire
    It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City's history. A dropped ...
    It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City's history. A dropped match on the 8th floor of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory sparked a fire that killed over a hundred innocent people ...
    Air Date 2/28/2011
    0:52:10
  • American Experience -- The Presidents: Reagan (Part 1)
    S10 E6: The Presidents: Reagan (Part 1)
    In 1988, after two terms in office, Ronald Reagan left the White House one of ...
    In 1988, after two terms in office, Ronald Reagan left the White House one of the most popular presidents of the twentieth century -- and one of the most controversial. A failed actor, Reagan became a ...
    Air Date 2/6/2011
    1:50:27
  • American Experience -- The Greely Expedition
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    S23 E5: The Greely Expedition
    An epic story of adventure, abandonment and human tragedy, The Greely Expedition ...
    An epic story of adventure, abandonment and human tragedy, The Greely Expedition tells of an 1881 scientific mission to the Arctic that ended with death and rumors of cannibalism.
    Air Date 1/30/2011
    0:52:12
  • American Experience -- Amelia Earhart
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    S6 E1: Amelia Earhart
    The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart was one of ...
    The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart was one of America's first celebrities. After only a few years as a pilot she became the best-known female flier in America, not only ...
    Air Date 2/15/2010
    0:52:07
  • American Experience -- Influenza 1918
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    S10 E5: Influenza 1918
    Influenza 1918 is the story of the worst epidemic the United States has ever ...
    Influenza 1918 is the story of the worst epidemic the United States has ever known. Before it was over, the flu would kill more than 600,000 Americans - more than all the combat deaths of this century ...
    Air Date 1/18/2010
    0:51:32
  • American Experience -- Surviving the Dust Bowl
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    S10 E8: Surviving the Dust Bowl
    The Dust Bowl brought drought, dust, disease and death to the Midwest for nearly ...
    The Dust Bowl brought drought, dust, disease and death to the Midwest for nearly a decade.
    Air Date 11/15/2009
    0:51:39
  • American Experience -- The Design of Grand Central
    The Design of Grand Central
    Grand Central Terminal's chief architect, Whitney Warren, was a classicist and ...
    Grand Central Terminal's chief architect, Whitney Warren, was a classicist and an aesthete, but was also the kind of man that had no problem pushing aside the architects originally hired to design ...
    Air Date 2/4/2008
    0:01:07
  • American Experience -- Grand Central: Breaking Ground
    Grand Central: Breaking Ground
    Construction of the new Grand Central began in August 1903. Twenty-five miles of ...
    Construction of the new Grand Central began in August 1903. Twenty-five miles of water and sewer lines had to be removed or relocated, and more than three million cubic yards of rock and dirt had to ...
    Air Date 2/4/2008
    0:01:51
  • American Experience -- Grand Central: Crisis Leads to Opportunity
    Grand Central: Crisis Leads to Opportunity
    Following a deadly train crash in 1902, steam locomotives were banned in ...
    Following a deadly train crash in 1902, steam locomotives were banned in Manhattan. Grand Central's Chief Engineer William Wilgus pioneered a new technology by harnessing electricity to power the New ...
    Air Date 2/4/2008
    0:02:19
  • American Experience -- Emma Goldman
    S16 E7: Emma Goldman
    Emma Goldman captivated and polarized the American public for nearly thirty ...
    Emma Goldman captivated and polarized the American public for nearly thirty years.
    Air Date 4/12/2004
    0:53:07