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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.
The worst act of domestic terrorism in American history.
The unlikely horse that became a champion of endorsements.
One family’s tale of survival.
Word of these caves and this graffiti had been passed down from generation to generation.
During WWII, more than 1,000 women left homes and jobs and became the first females pilots
In October 1967, a Viet Cong ambush nearly wiped out an American battalion.
In 1965, The Dow Company — best known for making Saran Wrap — began making Napalm.
In October of 1967, a massive protest at the University of Wisconsin turned violent.
In 1967, a demonstration at the University of Wisconsin sparked the antiwar movement.
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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