American Experience

July 2020

The Man Who Tried To Feed The World

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Story of the man who would go on to lead a “Green Revolution” of worldwide agriculture.

Stonewall Uprising

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The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.

Mr. Tornado

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The story of Ted Fujita's groundbreaking work to understand the deadliest storms.
June 2020

Chasing The Moon, Part 1

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“Chasing the Moon,” a film by Robert Stone, premieres July 8 on PBS.
May 2020

George W. Bush, Part 2

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Watch part two of the life and presidency of George W. Bush.

George W. Bush, Part 1

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The life and presidency of the 43rd president of the United States, George W. Bush.
April 2020

The Polio Crusade

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In the 1950's a Polio outbreak swept the U.S., devastating communities nationwide.
March 2020

The Chinese Exclusion Act

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The 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act remained in force for more than 60 years.

The Fight

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The famous 1938 heavyweight fight between American Joe Louis and German Max Schmeling.
February 2020

The Poison Squad

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'The Poison Squad' tells the story of government chemist Dr. Harvey Wiley.