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Honolulu's tranquility was shattered when a Navy wife made a drastic allegation of rape.
The fateful narrative of James Earl Ray who shot Dr. Martin Luther King on April 4, 1968.
The mostly-forgotten 1920 bombing in the nation’s financial center that left 38 dead.
The Gilded Age: Full Film
Story of a Wall Street tycoon who helped alter course of history in World War II.
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.
Barbara Pierce met George Bush when she was just 16. She married him three years later.
The first white Americans to settle in the Islands arrived in the 1820s.
The Hawaiian people had done everything in their power not to be annexed by the U.S.
The Island Murder: Chapter 1
Fifty years after Dr. King's assassination, two long-time Memphis residents talk about the
The assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King forever bound the two men in history.
Who is this? Our team turned to Facebook, then headed to Memphis to find out.
In 1919, A. Mitchell Palmer created the “Radical Division” within the Justice Department.
Watch a preview of The Chinese Exclusion Act.
Get an inside look at the making of The Chinese Exclusion Act, premiering May 29 at 8/7c.
A young Navy wife made a drastic rape allegation against five nonwhite Hawaiians in 1931.
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.