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Into the Amazon
Fall 1967, student protest against the Vietnam war spiraled out control in Wisconsin.
The utopian beginnings of peace and love prevailed, and ended in chaos.
Grand Coulee Dam loomed large in America's imagination during the Great Depression.
As the war ends, America is forever transformed by the violent and bloody conflict.
As patriotism sweeps the nation, the country assembles its first mass conscripted army.
American neutrality erodes as Wilson declares “the world must be made safe for democracy.”
A riveting account of the event that helped give rise to the modern American militia.
In the 1930s, nearly every leading scientist in America visited a private laboratory.
Alfred Loomis made millions and went on to develop the technology that helped win WWII.
A filmmaking team ventures into the Amazon to bring to life Roosevelt’s harrowing journey.
Snakes and spiders are just a few of the things this filmmaking team encountered.
Approximately 100 Amazon rainforest tribes have not interacted with the modern world.
Watch the opening scene of The Secret of Tuxedo Park.
One of the worst blizzards in American history, four feet of snow and hundreds dead.
Watch Chapter 1 of Into the Amazon.
The vast economic disparities of the Gilded Age sparked a debate that still rages today.
The story of the Wall Street tycoon whose radar technology helped win World War II.
Executive Producer Mark Samels on what's coming to American Experience in early 2018.
The Bombing of Wall Street premieres February 13, 2018.
Into the Amazon premieres January 2018.
A portrait of the Haight Ashbury district at the height of the hippie movement.
The climactic struggle and ensuing peace that forever changed a president and a nation.
Follow America’s entry into the conflict.
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